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Language Rights in Criminal Proceedings Webinar – May 6, 2022

All are welcome to attend this free webinar on Friday, May 6, 12:00 – 1:15


Language rights might be the most fundamental aspect of criminal procedure that we never think about. Failing to consider the accused’s right to trial in the language of their choice can have devastating consequences for the administration of justice – join us over the lunch hour on May 6 to find out why, and what you can do to ensure that your practice is compliant with the Criminal Code and the Supreme Court of Canada’s directions.


  • Morgan McClelland, Crown Prosecutor, Alberta Crown Prosecution Service
  • Kim Arial, Defence Counsel
  • Caroline Magnan, Professeure de droit, directrice du Programme pan canadien de Common Law en Français – Université d’Ottawa
  • Julie Laliberté, Avocate-conseil des services en français et interprètes, Cour du Banc de la Reine de l’Alberta


  • Friday, May 6, 2022, 12:00 – 1:15
  • the webinar will be in English
  • open to all members of Alberta’s criminal justice system, including judges, prosecutors and staff, defence counsel, legal assistants, court staff, interpreters, law students and anyone else involved in the administration of justice in Alberta
  • this seminar will be recorded (except for the Q&A)
  • all are welcome; please forward this invitation to anyone who you think might be interested
  • free; no registration required
  • questions? Please contact Cara Schlenker, Education Counsel, ACPS at

To join the webinar click on the link below

Webinar Topic
Language Rights in Criminal Proceedings

Date and Time
Friday, 6 May, 2022 12:00 pm | (UTC-06:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada)

Join Link
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Webinar Number
2425 189 7340

Webinar Password
XSwTBFeP334 (97982337 from phones)

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