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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Section 11

Section 11 of the Charter guarantees every individual certain rights when they are charged with a criminal offence. Section 11 applies to all types of offences (criminal, quasi-criminal, and regulatory offences). Section 11 protects individuals who find themselves involved in the criminal justice system, from the moment they are charged until their matter is resolved.…

Paralegals in U.S. & Canada: Difference from Lawyers

No international definition; each jurisdiction has their own definition Within Canada Considered to be officers of the court Capable of obtaining a license At higher levels, able to represent clients in small cases Can provide legal services to the public Long and demanding work schedules Increased responsibility and stress Greater amount of prestige Within The…