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New federal bill to shorten court delays won’t work in the’ north says lawyer



Charlotte Morritt-Jacobs
APTN News
In northern communities that don’t have the RCMP, witness statements, community testimony can be an important part of a case.

But what happens if there is no preliminary hearing?

That’s what one Yellowknife defence lawyer is speaking out against in the face of a new federal crime bill.

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