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How a Criminal Trial Works

How a Criminal Trial Works

This resource explains how a criminal trial works and common terms used in court. The information relates to criminal trials in BC Supreme Courts and Provincial Courts.

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Justice Education Society of BC
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last reviewed
January 2008 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
self-help & forms
charged with a crime, defending yourself, preparing for trial, what to say and how to act in court, going to court, representing yourself, Criminal Fact Sheet Series, criminal procedure