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PEI to offer free legal resources for sexual violence victims through new RISE program

PEI to offer free legal resources for sexual violence victims through new RISE program

Individuals can have up to four hours of free legal advice from a trauma-informed lawyer

Supreme Court upholds Jordan framework in dismissing Crown appeal of stay in murder charge

Supreme Court upholds Jordan framework in dismissing Crown appeal of stay in murder charge

SCC affirms 30-month presumptive ceiling in case of spousal homicide

COVID-19 court operations committee publishes guidance for criminal jury trials

COVID-19 court operations committee publishes guidance for criminal jury trials

Documents cover jury summons, jury selection, in-trial jury proceedings

Genetic non-discrimination law is constitutional, SCC rules

Genetic non-discrimination law is constitutional, SCC rules

Decision has ‘profound implications’ beyond holding that Act is constitutionally valid, says counsel

CABL suggests changes to criminal justice system to address disproportionate impact on Black persons

CABL suggests changes to criminal justice system to address disproportionate impact on Black persons

Canadian Association of Black Lawyers has proposed multiple amendments to the Criminal Code

Four-year mandatory minimum sentence for discharging a firearm is constitutional: Nunavut court

Four-year mandatory minimum sentence for discharging a firearm is constitutional: Nunavut court

Nunavut appeal court decisions discuss intoxication, Inuit culture and protecting Indigenous women