This is the first of a series of training sessions on appellate practice in criminal law to be offered by Legal Aid BC, the BC Court of Appeal and Courthouse Libraries BC. This is an introductory level course on appellate practice for criminal law practitioners. This training session will be provided by Madam Justice DeWitt-Van Oosten, Marilyn Sandford, QC, and Garth Barriere.
In this session, the presenters will cover the factors to consider when filing an appeal, common grounds of appeal, drafting commencing documents, the main steps in an appeal, the applicability of the practice directive on conviction/acquittal appeal timelines, and case management.
Attendees may claim up to 2 hours of CPD credit with the LSBC.