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COVID-19 and going to trial: how does virtual court work?

For those who find walking into a courtroom to be intimidating, virtual court may appear to be a good reprieve. Still, questions will certainly come up: Do I have to dress nicely? What if my connection breaks? All things considered, here’s a brief rundown of how virtual court usually takes place.
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Pre-trial Detention Covid

Pre-trial Detention and COVID-19

An individual who has been convicted of a criminal offence can receive credit in their sentence for time served in jail before conviction. Section 719(3) of the Criminal Code gives judges the discretion to give credit for pretrial detention.
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