The Provincial Court’s Drug Treatment Court of Vancouver (DTCV) was the second court of its kind to open in Canada.
For the Justice Education Society, September means gearing up its Justice System Education Program (JSEP) to introduce BC students and others to the province’s courts.
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.
People are often more satisfied with outcomes they agree on than with decisions imposed by a third party, even when the third party is a judge.
The Canadian Criminal Code gives similar names to two very different sentences.