eNews: Court

Posted to: Court, Judges | 09/02/2016

A recent column in the Ottawa Citizen raised some interesting issues – both ethical and legal.

Posted to: Court | 26/01/2016

The Court Services Branch of the B.C. Ministry of Justice (CSB) has partnered with an internet service provider to offer free WiFi service in many B.C. courthouses.

Posted to: Court | 05/01/2016

The Provincial Court Scheduling Project got underway in 2011 when the Court began researching how to improve the way it scheduled trials. Provincial Court judges wanted to shorten the time people had to wait for trials and avoid disruptive delays once trials began.

Posted to: Court | 24/11/2015

Nine years ago this month, the Provincial Court of B.C. began a First Nations’ Court in New Westminster. Several factors came together to prompt its creation.

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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