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28 October 2015

Tim Dickson and Martin Twigg argue right to speedy trial in the Supreme Court of Canada

Tim Dickson and Martin Twigg recently represented the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association before the Supreme Court of Canada on two appeals concerning the right to trial within a reasonable time guaranteed by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. They argued that delay in bringing an accused to trial caused by a lack of resources in the justice system is a widespread problem that courts must take seriously. For more information click here.

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