Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Legal Rights

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees everyone certain legal rights. Some of these rights require every person accused of a crime to be treated in a just and fair manner. This script discusses these Charter rights.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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Charter of Rights & Freedoms, Charter rights, right to liberty, search & seizure, rights on arrest, charged with a crime, refusing to testify, reasonable limits, Dial-A-Law
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