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Lecture 5 2009(1) - Legal Rights S.7 right to life liberty...

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Legal Rights S.7: right to life, liberty, & security of person unless deprived thereof through fundamental justice s.8: Unreasonable search and seizure is forbidden. 9. Arbitrary (illegal) detention or imprisonment is forbidden. 10. Everyone who is arrested or detained has the right: a) to be told why immediately b) to retain a lawyer and be told of this right c) habeas corpus (to be freed if illegally detained) 11. Persons charged with offences have the right a) to be informed reasonably quickly of the charge b) to a trial within a reasonable time c) not to be a witness against oneself d) to be presumed innocent until proven guilty before an independent and impartial judge
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Legal Rights (2) e) to bail unless unreasonable f) to trial by jury if liable to 5 yrs in jail 12. No one can be subjected to cruel or unusual treatment or punishment. 13. Evidence given by a witness in court can't be used against that witness later on. 14. Everyone has a right to an interpreter. Today: Singh: S. 7, & and fundamental justice in Canadian Bill of Rights Therens: right to counsel: S. 10(b) (in text) B.C. Motor Vehicle Act Case: S. 7: substantive or procedural? Valente: S. 11(d): right to ind & impartial tribunal (in text) Askov, Rodriguez, Mills, Can Fdn for Children case
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