A. Introduction

AuthorSteve Coughlan
ProfessionProfessor of Law. Dalhousie University

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This chapter focuses on the actual process of a trial. That discussion must begin at the pre-trial stage, with reference to the charging documents that bring a person to court and set out the case to be met at trial. From there we move to a discussion of the pleas an accused can enter, and the various stages of a trial, including opening statements, examination of witnesses, closing arguments, charging the jury, and so on. We will then...

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