Criminal Law - LEGL 350Learn more and register
Legal assistants carry an important administrative role in the practice of criminal law. In this course you will study the law and administrative procedures relating to criminal law matters. You will complete a comprehensive criminal file that includes preparing retainer and pre-trial documents. You will become familiar with CCM (course case management) including RCS (Remote Courtroom Scheduling). You will be introduced to the administrative procedures for bringing a Charter application and preparing for trial in Provincial Court or Queen's Bench. You will also review sentencing and appeals processes, and the administrative tasks related to Youth Offender prosecutions.