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Criminal Justice in Canada Study Set 1

Criminal Justice

Quiz 8 :

Pretrial Criminal Procedure

Quiz 8 :

Pretrial Criminal Procedure

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Lucia is attending a preliminary hearing on charges brought against her for a robbery in the Toronto area. The judge, however, does not feel the evidence is convincing enough so she stops the proceedings against Lucia. How will Lucia's case be found?
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If an accused is charged with a s. 469 crime (e.g., murder), who decides whether or not to order the accused into a detention facility?
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In which process is a suspect issued a citation to appear in court at a later date, thereby bypassing the cost of pretrial detention?
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In which model of legal aid do recipients receive a certificate and are allowed to select their own lawyer?
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What model of legal aid has "unbundled" its services?
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When an accused is prosecuted, convicted, or sentenced, for justice to be achieved it must be delivered in accordance with rules and principles that express which of the following?
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Which of the following is a benefit of the judicare model of legal aid?
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In what case did the Supreme Court of Canada rule that a detained person has a reasonable opportunity to exercise the right to obtain and instruct counsel?
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In what legal aid model are providers able to assist more people by giving legal advice and representation at various stages of the criminal process?
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When was the operation of the bail system changed in Canada?
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Which province or territory was the first to provide a legal aid system?
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Which term refers to an individual who chooses to monitor the accused until the trial?
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Which of the following is NOT considered part of the social structure of a case?
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Marc has been accused of an offence but is showing signs of mental health issues. Since the mental health issues are in question, the court will order a psychiatric examination. This scenario is an example of which type of hearing?
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In which type of offence is the defence eligible to elect the mode of trial?
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What legal aid model involves lawyers who are, in effect, employees of the provincial government?
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In the 1960s, what percentage of individuals arrested were held in custody prior to their first court appearance?
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Wei is arrested without a warrant and the police discover that she actually does not live in the province where she has been arrested. The police may require a deposit of money before they release her. This deposit would be not more than which of the following amounts?
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What section of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms states that Canadians have the right to retain counsel without delay for criminal cases?
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What is the judicare model of legal aid also known as?
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