Matthew Yeager



The Ottawa Special Services Project: A Case Study in Destabilization

Yeager looks at the demise of a pilot project on sentencing advocacy in Ottawa, Ontario, in which social workers prepared alternative disposition reports for defense counsel. In this struggle over jurisdictional hegemony, marginal populations were deprived of resources, power, and access to property, and were thus deprived of legal services.

criminal justice, Canada — criminal justice, Canada — legal aid clinics, law — legal aid

Citation: Social Justice Vol. 28, No. 1 (2001): 216-230