eNews: Law

Posted to: Judges, Law | 16/02/2016

A recent Ottawa Citizen column commented on an incident in R. v. Elliott, a prosecution for criminal harassment involving Twitter activity.

Posted to: Law | 02/02/2016

A person who fears violence from a family member may be able to get a protection order in family court.

Section 183(2) of the BC Family Law Act says:

Posted to: Help, Law | 29/12/2015

Judges must make decisions based only on the evidence (what you say in the witness box, documents, photographs, etc.) presented during a trial, so be sure to bring ALL the documents that you want the judge to see with you to court on the day of your hearing or trial.

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

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