Webinar: Language Rights in Criminal Procedure

May 6, 2022

The Alberta Crown Prosecution Service (ACPS) is providing an opportunity for the entire legal community in Canada, including Newfoundland and Labrador, to take stock of language rights in criminal proceedings.
 
Language rights are perhaps the most fundamental aspect of criminal procedure that is least thought of. Yet ignoring the right of the accused to a trial in the language of his or her choice can have devastating consequences for the administration of justice.

Join us at 3:30 p.m. Newfoundland time, 3:00 p.p. in most of Labrador this Friday, May 6, 2020 to find out why and what you can do in your profession to ensure that your practice is in compliance with the Criminal Code and the Supreme Court of Canada's guidelines.

Participate in the webinar (Webex)


PANEL:
- Morgan McClelland, Crown Attorney, Alberta Crown Prosecution Service
- Kim Arial, Defence Counsel
- Caroline Magnan, Professor of Law, Director of the Pan-Canadian Common Law Program in French - University of Ottawa
- Julie Laliberté, Senior Counsel, French Language Services and Interpreters, Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta

SPECIFICS:
- the webinar will be in English
- open to all members of Canada's criminal justice system, including judges, prosecutors and staff, defence counsel, legal assistants, court staff, interpreters, law students and others involved in the administration of justice in Canada.
- this seminar will be recorded (except for the Q&A)
- free of charge; no registration required
- Questions? Please contact Cara Schlenker, Education Consultant, CASP, at cara.schlenker@gov.ab.ca.
 

Webinar number:
2425 189 7340
 
Webinar password:
XSwTBFeP334 (97982337 from phones)
 
Register by phone
+1-780-392-9152 EDMONTON LOCAL
+1-855-699-3239 CANADA/US TOLL FREE
 
Access code: 242 518 97340

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