Legal Aid Research Series Court Side Study of Adult Unrepresented Accused in the Provincial Criminal Courts Part 1: Overview Report


Figure 5.6 Variation in Probability of Accused Receiving a Custodial Sentence by Type of Representation Disposed Cases: Percentage of Accused Receiving a Custodial Sentence (if convicted on at least one charge) by Type of Representation at Last Appearance by Site
Representation at Last Appearance St. John’s Halifax Bathurst Sherbrooke Scarborough Brandon Edmonton Regina Kelowna
Self-represented 18 10 9 4 13 19 27 16 11
Duty Counsel 42 76 21 n/a 26 162 49 272 42
Private Counsel (including legal aid staff, agent or paralegal for private counsel) 31 391
/26
32 40 23 162
/ 23
33 272
/18
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