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Bail Hearings

Anyone facing criminal charges should research the rules dictating how trials are conducted

Bail Hearings: Your Rights, Conditions and Process

If you have been charged with a crime in Canada, you should consult with a criminal defence lawyer in your area

Bail Hearings - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms

Actus reus

Latin for "guilty act" and one of the two elements of a crime the Crown must prove beyond a reasonable doubt to win a conviction.

Judicial interim release

Commonly referred to as bail, it is a judicial order that releases the accused from custody prior to trial. The release is unconditional unless the prosecutor shows cause to impose certain conditions.

Mens rea

Mens rea refers to having criminal intent, knowledge, or recklessness since the person is aware of their misconduct. The literal translation from Latin is "guilty mind." The Crown needs to show that the accused had mens rea to win a conviction. 

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Code Citations: s.11(e)
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