eNews: Law

Posted to: Law | 22/12/2015

In Canada the presumption that everyone is innocent unless they are proved to be guilty is more than just a saying.

Posted to: Court, Law | 17/11/2015

There is little flexibility in trial procedure in criminal courts, but in small claims court judges may sometimes adjust trial procedures to ensure that people without a lawyer ar

Posted to: Law | 03/11/2015

The media play a crucial role in our democratic system when they report on what happens in court. The Supreme Court of Canada has said,

Posted to: Law | 08/09/2015

A judge can only accept testimony or other forms of evidence (like documents or photographs) in a trial if they are relevant to an issue the judge must decide.

Posted to: Law | 25/08/2015

The Canadian Criminal Code gives similar names to two very different sentences.

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