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==Glossary of Terms Within the Criminal Notebook==
==Glossary of Terms Within the Criminal Law Notebook==
* AB = "Alberta"
* ABCA = "Alberta Court of Appeal"
* ABPC = "Alberta Provincial Court"
* ABQB = "Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta"
* BC = "British Columbia"
* BCCA = "British Columbia Court of Appeal"
* BCPC = "British Columbia Provincial Court"
* BCSC = "British Columbia Supreme Court"
* CA = "Court of Appeal"
* CCC or Code = "Criminal Code of Canada"
* CCC or Code = "Criminal Code of Canada"
* CDSA = "Controlled Drugs and Substances Act"
* CDSA = "Controlled Drugs and Substances Act"
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* Charter = "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms"
* Charter = "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms"
* CSO = "conditional sentence"
* CSO = "conditional sentence"
* DO = "Dangerous Offender" designation
* FA = "Firearms Act"
* FA = "Firearms Act"
* FC = "Federal Court of Canada"
* FCA = "Federal Court of Appeal"
* IA = "Interpretation Act"
* IA = "Interpretation Act"
* Idem = "the same" (Latin)
* IRPA = "Immigration and Refugee Protection Act"
* J = "Justice" or "Judge"
* J = "Justice" or "Judge"
* JA = "Appellate Justice"
* JA = "Appellate Justice"
* JP = "Justice of the Peace"
* JP = "Justice of the Peace"
* LTO = "Long-term Protection Order"
* MB = "Manitoba"
* MBCA = "Manitoba Court of Appeal"
* MBPC = "Manitoba Provincial Court"
* MBQB = "Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench"
* NB = "New Brunswick"
* NBCA = "New Brunswick Court of Appeal"
* NBPC = "New Brunswick Provincial Court"
* NBQB = "Queen's Bench of New Brunswick"
* NCR or NCRDMD = "not criminally responsible due to mental disorder"
* NCR or NCRDMD = "not criminally responsible due to mental disorder"
* NL or NLFD = "Newfoundland and Labrador"
* NL = "Newfoundland and Labrador"
* NLCA = "Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal"
* NLSC = "Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court"
* NLPC = "Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Court"
* NS = "Nova Scotia"
* NSCA = "Nova Scotia Court of Appeal"
* NSPC = "Nova Scotia Provincial Court"
* NSSC = "Nova Scotia Supreme Court"
* NT or NWT = "Northwest Territories"
* NTCA = "Court of Appeal for the Northwest Territories"
* NTSC = "Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories"
* NTTC = "Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories"
* NU = "Nunavut"
* NUCA = "Court of Appeal of Nunavut"
* NUCJ = "Nunavut Court of Justice"
* ON = "Ontario"
* ONCA = "Court of Appeal for Ontario"
* ONCJ = "Ontario Court of Justice"
* ONSC = "Ontario Superior Court"
* PC = "provincial court"
* PCJ = "Provincial Court Judge"
* PCJ = "Provincial Court Judge"
* PEI or PE = "Prince Edward Island"
* PESCAD = "Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal"
* PESCTD = "Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island"
* Prob. or PB = "probation order"
* Prob. or PB = "probation order"
* QC = "Quebec"
* QCCA = "Quebec Court of Appeal"
* QCCJ = "Quebec Court of Justice"
* QCCS = "Quebec Superior Court"
* s. = Section(s) / Subsection(s)
* s. = Section(s) / Subsection(s)
* SC = "Supreme Court" or "Superior Court"
* SCAC = "Summary Convictions Appeal Court"
* SCC = "Supreme Court of Canada"
* SCC = "Supreme Court of Canada"
* NSCA = "Nova Scotia Court of Appeal"
* SCJ = "Superior Court Justice" or "Supreme Court Justice"
* SCJ = "Superior Court Justice" or "Supreme Court Justice"
* SS = "suspended sentence order"
* SK = "Saskatchewan"
* SKCA = "Saskatchewan Court of Appeal"
* SKPC = "Saskatchewan Provincial Court"
* SKQB = "Saskatchewan Queen's Bench"
* SPIO = "serious personal injury offence"
* SS or S/S = "suspended sentence order"
* YCJA = "Youth Criminal Justice Act"
* YCJA = "Youth Criminal Justice Act"
* YK = "Yukon"
* YKCA = "Yukon Court of Appeal"
* YKSC = "Supreme Court of Yukon"
* YKTC = "Territorial Court of Yukon"
==Law Reports==
* ACWS = 
* AJ No =
* Alta LR =
* APR = Atlantic Provinces Reports
* AR  = Alberta Reports
* AWLD =
* BCAC =
* BCLR = British Columbia Law Reports
* BCTC =
* BLR = Business Law Reports
* CarswellAlta =
* CarswellMan =
* CarswellOnt =
* CCC = Canadian Criminal Cases
* CPC = Carswell's Practice Cases
* CR  = Criminal Reports
* CRNS = Criminal Reports: New Series Annotated
* CRR = Canadian Rights Reporter
* CTC = Canada Tax Cases
* DLR = [[wikipedia:Dominion Law Reports|Dominion Law Reports]]
* DTC = Dominion Tax Cases
* FTR = Federal Trial Reports
* JQ =
* MJ = Manitoba Judgements
* MR/Man R  = Manitoba Reports
* MVR = Motor Vehicle Reports
* NBR = New Brunswick Reports
* NBJ =
* NR =
* NSJ =
* NSR = Nova Scotia Reports
* NWTR = Northwest Territories Reports
* OAC = Ontario Appeal Cases
* OJ  = Ontario Judgements (unreported)
* OR  = Ontario Reports
* OWN = Ontario Weekly Notes
* OWR = Ontario Weekly Reporter
* QLR = Quebec Law Reports
* Sask R =
* SCJ No =
* SCR = [[wikipedia:Supreme Court Reports (Canada)|Supreme Court Reports (Canada)]]
* WCB = Weekly Criminal Bulletin
* WAC =
* WWR = Western Weekly Reports
==Foreign Law Reports==
; UK
* Cr App R = Criminal Appeal Reports
* Cr App R (S) = Criminal Appeal Reports (Sentencing)
* Cox CC = Cox's Criminal Cases
; Australia
NSWCCA = New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal
==Legal Terms==
* "Leave" (n): "This word means permission to do something. In legal English it is used when the court permits a party to appeal a judgment or allows an application to be made to appeal." (UK Law Dictionary and Legal Letter Writing Exercise Book: All essential UK at 212)
* "Endorsement" (ONCA decisions): prior to May 8, 2017 used it for shorter decisions that do not require extensive analysis of the facts or law. Going forward, "[t]he term “Endorsement” is only used to describe decisions that are written on the back of the appeal book or motion record, or for costs decisions."


==See Also==
* [https://www.mcgill.ca/library/files/library/Legal_Abbreviations.pdf Legal Abreviations]
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Latest revision as of 13:02, 25 May 2022

Glossary of Terms Within the Criminal Law Notebook

  • AB = "Alberta"
  • ABCA = "Alberta Court of Appeal"
  • ABPC = "Alberta Provincial Court"
  • ABQB = "Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta"
  • BC = "British Columbia"
  • BCCA = "British Columbia Court of Appeal"
  • BCPC = "British Columbia Provincial Court"
  • BCSC = "British Columbia Supreme Court"
  • CA = "Court of Appeal"
  • CCC or Code = "Criminal Code of Canada"
  • CDSA = "Controlled Drugs and Substances Act"
  • CEA = "Canada Evidence Act"
  • Charter = "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms"
  • CSO = "conditional sentence"
  • DO = "Dangerous Offender" designation
  • FA = "Firearms Act"
  • FC = "Federal Court of Canada"
  • FCA = "Federal Court of Appeal"
  • IA = "Interpretation Act"
  • Idem = "the same" (Latin)
  • IRPA = "Immigration and Refugee Protection Act"
  • J = "Justice" or "Judge"
  • JA = "Appellate Justice"
  • JP = "Justice of the Peace"
  • LTO = "Long-term Protection Order"
  • MB = "Manitoba"
  • MBCA = "Manitoba Court of Appeal"
  • MBPC = "Manitoba Provincial Court"
  • MBQB = "Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench"
  • NB = "New Brunswick"
  • NBCA = "New Brunswick Court of Appeal"
  • NBPC = "New Brunswick Provincial Court"
  • NBQB = "Queen's Bench of New Brunswick"
  • NCR or NCRDMD = "not criminally responsible due to mental disorder"
  • NL or NLFD = "Newfoundland and Labrador"
  • NL = "Newfoundland and Labrador"
  • NLCA = "Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal"
  • NLSC = "Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court"
  • NLPC = "Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Court"
  • NS = "Nova Scotia"
  • NSCA = "Nova Scotia Court of Appeal"
  • NSPC = "Nova Scotia Provincial Court"
  • NSSC = "Nova Scotia Supreme Court"
  • NT or NWT = "Northwest Territories"
  • NTCA = "Court of Appeal for the Northwest Territories"
  • NTSC = "Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories"
  • NTTC = "Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories"
  • NU = "Nunavut"
  • NUCA = "Court of Appeal of Nunavut"
  • NUCJ = "Nunavut Court of Justice"
  • ON = "Ontario"
  • ONCA = "Court of Appeal for Ontario"
  • ONCJ = "Ontario Court of Justice"
  • ONSC = "Ontario Superior Court"
  • PC = "provincial court"
  • PCJ = "Provincial Court Judge"
  • PEI or PE = "Prince Edward Island"
  • PESCAD = "Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal"
  • PESCTD = "Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island"
  • Prob. or PB = "probation order"
  • QC = "Quebec"
  • QCCA = "Quebec Court of Appeal"
  • QCCJ = "Quebec Court of Justice"
  • QCCS = "Quebec Superior Court"
  • s. = Section(s) / Subsection(s)
  • SC = "Supreme Court" or "Superior Court"
  • SCAC = "Summary Convictions Appeal Court"
  • SCC = "Supreme Court of Canada"
  • SCJ = "Superior Court Justice" or "Supreme Court Justice"
  • SK = "Saskatchewan"
  • SKCA = "Saskatchewan Court of Appeal"
  • SKPC = "Saskatchewan Provincial Court"
  • SKQB = "Saskatchewan Queen's Bench"
  • SPIO = "serious personal injury offence"
  • SS or S/S = "suspended sentence order"
  • YCJA = "Youth Criminal Justice Act"
  • YK = "Yukon"
  • YKCA = "Yukon Court of Appeal"
  • YKSC = "Supreme Court of Yukon"
  • YKTC = "Territorial Court of Yukon"

Law Reports

  • ACWS =
  • AJ No =
  • Alta LR =
  • APR = Atlantic Provinces Reports
  • AR = Alberta Reports
  • AWLD =
  • BCAC =
  • BCLR = British Columbia Law Reports
  • BCTC =
  • BLR = Business Law Reports
  • CarswellAlta =
  • CarswellMan =
  • CarswellOnt =
  • CCC = Canadian Criminal Cases
  • CPC = Carswell's Practice Cases
  • CR = Criminal Reports
  • CRNS = Criminal Reports: New Series Annotated
  • CRR = Canadian Rights Reporter
  • CTC = Canada Tax Cases
  • DLR = Dominion Law Reports
  • DTC = Dominion Tax Cases
  • FTR = Federal Trial Reports
  • JQ =
  • MJ = Manitoba Judgements
  • MR/Man R = Manitoba Reports
  • MVR = Motor Vehicle Reports
  • NBR = New Brunswick Reports
  • NBJ =
  • NR =
  • NSJ =
  • NSR = Nova Scotia Reports
  • NWTR = Northwest Territories Reports
  • OAC = Ontario Appeal Cases
  • OJ = Ontario Judgements (unreported)
  • OR = Ontario Reports
  • OWN = Ontario Weekly Notes
  • OWR = Ontario Weekly Reporter
  • QLR = Quebec Law Reports
  • Sask R =
  • SCJ No =
  • SCR = Supreme Court Reports (Canada)
  • WCB = Weekly Criminal Bulletin
  • WAC =
  • WWR = Western Weekly Reports

Foreign Law Reports

UK
  • Cr App R = Criminal Appeal Reports
  • Cr App R (S) = Criminal Appeal Reports (Sentencing)
  • Cox CC = Cox's Criminal Cases
Australia

NSWCCA = New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal

Legal Terms

  • "Leave" (n): "This word means permission to do something. In legal English it is used when the court permits a party to appeal a judgment or allows an application to be made to appeal." (UK Law Dictionary and Legal Letter Writing Exercise Book: All essential UK at 212)
  • "Endorsement" (ONCA decisions): prior to May 8, 2017 used it for shorter decisions that do not require extensive analysis of the facts or law. Going forward, "[t]he term “Endorsement” is only used to describe decisions that are written on the back of the appeal book or motion record, or for costs decisions."

See Also