Behind-the-scenes look at PEI's justice system

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:45pm to 9:00pm
Special Event

Free public education sessions include tours of courtrooms, the law library and holding cells.  

The Law and the Courts program is led by PEI judges who explain the basic legal principles in areas such as criminal law, family law and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The  sessions are presented by the Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island. The Community Legal Information Association (CLIA) will also be at the sessions. 

Dates and topics

November 13: The court system in Prince Edward Island and Canada; the separation of powers in government; how boards and tribunals affect people's rights; tour of the courthouse.

November 20: The Charter of Rights and Freedoms; criminal law.

November 27: Family law; civil law including personal injury; contracts.


Registration is limited to 50 participants. To register, contact the Court of Appeal:

Phone: 902-368-6024


Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:45pm to 9:00pm
Charlottetown Law Courts
42 Water Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

General Inquiries

Legal and Court Services Division
4th Floor, Shaw South
95 Rochford Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6522
Fax: 902-368-4563