Criminal Trials: Actors and Steps



This activity explains the roles of people who play a part in a criminal trial, and the steps in the process. It starts with some history about the Canadian legal system and the differences between "civil" and "criminal" law.

It can be useful to do the "Legal Careers" activity before this activity.

Target Audience

High school students


60 minutes

Suggested Courses

  • Contemporary World
  • Ethics and Religious Culture
  • English Language Arts
  • History

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