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Criminal Law Handbook

Criminal Law Handbook

A general reference for self-represented litigants appearing in Canadian courts. Includes SRL's rights & responsibilities, first steps in your criminal case, bail, building your defence, legal research, court processes, jury, sentencing, and more. Also provides a list of Canadian & BC resources.

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produced by
Canadian Judicial Council
produced in
2021
last reviewed
May 2021 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.
 

Also available in:

French (PDF)


resource type
manuals & books
tags
bail hearing, defence strategy, evidence, witnesses, pre-trial, voir dire, Indigenous sentencing considerations