The Criminal Justice System & Disability: Know Your Rights
Date: November 17, 2021 – 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Description: Join ABLE2 and Reach Canada for an educational session focusing on the criminal justice system and knowing your rights. The speaker is James Foord, an experienced Ottawa criminal lawyer who will be covering the following topics of interest:
- Interacting with the police: what are your rights when the police speak to you or ask you questions?
- Criminal charges: what is the process after you have been charged with a criminal offence?
- Court and community supports for people charged with criminal offences and
- Considerations for people living with disabilities: what do you need to be aware of when dealing with the courts and/or the criminal justice system?