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NCJ Number: 42466 Find in a Library
Title: COURTWORKER MANUAL
Author(s): G H ELLIS; P BEIRNE
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 72
Sponsoring Agency: Richard D Hayes Law Foundation
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1T3, Canada
Sale Source: Richard D Hayes Law Foundation
1570-777 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1T3,
Canada
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: THIS TRAINING MANUAL AND GUIDEBOOK PROVIDES INFORMATION FOR THE COURTWORKER WHO ACTS AS A LEGAL ASSISTANT, INTERMEDIARY, REFERRAL, AND QUASI-SOCIAL WORKER FOR ACCUSED PERSONS IN CANADA.
Abstract: THE NOTEBOOK CONTAINS A GENERAL OVERVIEW OF THE CANADIAN COURT SYSTEM INCLUDING COURT STRUCTURE, THE JUDICIARY, COURTROOM PARTICIPANTS AND CONDUCT, OFFENCES AND MODES OF TRIAL, ARREST, BAIL, PLEAS AND ADJOURNMENTS, TRIAL PROCEDURES, SENTENCING, AND CORRECTIONS. IN ADDITION TO CRIMINAL WORK THE COURTWORKER AIDS IN ADDITIONAL AREAS SUCH AS FAMILY LAW, PROCURING LEGAL AID OR PRIVATE LAWYERS, DEBT CASES, LANDLORD-TENANT PROBLEMS, AND IMMIGRATION. GUIDELINES IN COUNSELING TECHNIQUES ARE ALSO PROVIDED. APPENDIXES AND EXHIBITS CONTAIN FORMS AND REFERENCE MATERIALS USED....TWH
Index Term(s): Canada; Counseling; Court personnel; Court structure; Court system; Legal aid services; Referral services; Services; Social workers
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