Law Day features displays, free barbecue, trial of Big Bad Wolf in Terrace

Caledonia law students will be crown, defence, witnesses, the victims and the jury for the 'trial of the century'

Caledonia law students will try the case of the Big Bad Wolf, plus free barbecue and displays are at the courthouse starting at 11:30 a.m. for Law Day today, April 10.

This family-friendly event welcomes everyone to come see hallway displays on justice and related areas, including Sheriff’s Services with tours of the courthouse and cells, Crime Stoppers, Ksan House, RCMP, Restorative Justice Society, Legal Services Society, Probation Services, Ministry of Natural Resources, Conservation Services, CBABC  and Courthouse Library Association of BC,  from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Free barbecue lunch in the parking lot starts at 11:30 a.m.

Mock trial to decide the fate of ‘home wrecker’ the Big Bad Wolf goes from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

The trial will include testimony from the victims of the alleged crimes the three little pigs, Const. Scarlett Serge, the officer who arrested the accused and gathered evidence from the scene, and defence expert witness Dr. Doo Little.

As with all criminal cases, the trial will be overseen by a judge, clerk and sheriffs and exhibits will be shown, including the accused’s alleged criminal record.

This event is part of the Canadian Bar Association’s Canada-wide Law Week, in recognition of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, brought into force in April 1982.

This year’s theme is Access to Justice: What does it mean to you?

In British Columbia, the event is sponsored by the Canadian Bar Association – British Columbia Branch, the Law Society of British Columbia, Continuing Legal Education BC, the Vancouver Bar Association and the Law Foundation of British Columbia.

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