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Guide to the BC Court System

Guide to the BC Court System

This website was created for people who want to learn about BC courts and the types of cases that are heard in each one. Four instructional videos and text cover a range of topics: BC's three levels of courts, criminal law, civil law, judicial independence, access to the courts and a legal glossary.

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Justice Education Society of BC
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last reviewed
January 2009 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
courts, BC courts, introduction to BC courts, different kinds of courts, Provincial Court, Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, trial courts, legal glossary, definitions of legal terms, differences between civil and criminal cases, court system, instructional videos