CRIM 2652 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Provincial And Territorial Courts In Canada, Judicial Independence, Canadian Judicial Council
Courtroom workgroup" (griffiths: stock and one shot" players. The charter and the constitutionalization of criminal procedure: right of life, liberty, and security, right to a lawyer, speedy trial. If the time limits passes, then the cases are thrown out. Jordan decision, court decides what kind of evidence can be heard in court: monitoring/watchdog function over all other components of the criminal justice system. Can result in changes to police procedure and cases being thrown out. Judging the judges justice robin camp (r. v wager: girl was raped at party, said very discriminatory things to the girl who was raped, why couldn"t you just keep your knees together? , the courts. Main areas of court process: pretrial plea deals, picking jury, choice of court, trial, sentencing. Key players: victim/witness, police expert witness, crown prosecutor, defence counsel people can also represent themselves.