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Judges as Mediators in Criminal Matters: The Canadian Experience

Robert, J.J. Michel
June 4, 2015

Source: (2006) Presented at the 20th International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

The story begins with the implementation of one of the first systems of civil and
commercial mediation ever developed in the modern judicial world at the level of the top court of Quebec, the Court of Appeal. The story then continues with the extension of the mediation system to all aspects of criminal litigation and this not only at the Court of Appeal, but in all the criminal courtsof the province. IN A NUTSHELL: a fully integrated system of civil, commercial and criminal
mediation. (excerpt)


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