Podcasts and Videos

Videos

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Podcasts

The Court has collaborated with LegalListening.com to provide podcasts of some of our most popular eNews articles. Follow us on Twitter @BCProvCourt to get new podcasts as they're posted. (Podcasts provide general information only and should not be used as authority in court proceedings or as a substitute for legal advice.)

How do you ask for a court interpreter? Do you have to pay? - written eNews with links to more information

What is the rule of law - and why does it matter? - written eNews with links to more information

What can I expect at a family court trial or hearing? - written eNews with links to more information

How do I prepare for a Family Court Trial? - written eNews with links to more information

How to enforce a small claims court payment order – with a payment hearing - written eNews with links to more information

What can I expect at a Traffic Court Hearing - written eNews with links to more information

What’s the difference between a conditional discharge and a conditional sentence?
Links provided in the podcast:
Criminal Cases
FAQs

What is hearsay evidence?
Links provided in the podcast:
BC Laws
Talk to a lawyer
Get more info or legal advice
The First Rule About Evidence: It Must be Relevant

Do Canadian judges use gavels?
Links provided in the podcast:
Access to Court Proceedings policy - BC Provincial Court policy on televising proceedings
Simon Chester Slaw post
Inappropriate gavels’ Twitter account and blog
Simon Fodden Slaw post
Stock photos of courtrooms and related images

Can evidence of a polygraph test be used in court?
Links provided in the podcast:
Valuable BC Resources - CLBC and Clicklaw eNews

Oaths and alternatives, past and present, in BC courts
Links provided in the podcast:
Revised NP 22 In-Person Proceedings During COVID-19: Health and Safety Protocols - provisions for oaths and affirmations during the pandemic

Why do Canadian judges wear robes?
Links provided in the podcast:
CPAC video Inside the Supreme Court of Canada: The Robes

How do I dispute a ticket and prepare for a traffic court hearing?

Links provided in the podcast:
Guide to Disputing a Ticket
BC Acts in Alphabetical Order
Motor Vehicle Act
Finding A Lawyer
Preparing for a Criminal Trial