Delaying justice is denying justice: YC24-0/421-19E-PDF

an urgent need to address lengthy court delays in Canada /

"This report reviews the many contributing factors to the delay crisis, potential solutions for fixing them, and other ways in which our justice system can be made more fair and efficient. It considers the various roles played by key participants: judges, lawyers, police, accused persons, victims, and public officials. It finds examples of best practices from different parts of the country and examines how populations in northern communities and Indigenous Canadians are served by the system. In seeking solutions for improving Canada’s approach to justice, it covers many wide-ranging challenges and criminal law issues"--Exec. Summary, p. 2.

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Department/Agency Senate. Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs.
Title Delaying justice is denying justice
Subtitle an urgent need to address lengthy court delays in Canada /
Series Title Report of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Justice différée, justice refusée, l'urgence de réduire les longs délais dans le système judiciaire au Canada. Cover title. "June 2017." "Final report of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs."
Date 2017.
Number of Pages 205 p.
Catalogue Number
  • YC24-0/421-19E-PDF
Subject Terms Criminal justice, Justice system