The Second Trial
Societies the world-over tell people what they can and cannot do by creating laws. These laws touch virtually every part of our lives. Most of the time, they operate quietly in the background and help society function in an orderly way – imagine the chaos in a big city without traffic laws. People don’t often think about the laws that govern them until something goes wrong.
A complex tangle of laws regulates family life. This website is intended to help families understand how those laws affect them, particularly when they find themselves in court.
Law professor Nicholas Bala of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, took a close look