Annual Report Released by BCCA

May 7, 2010

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has released its Annual Report for 2009.

Some of the statistics summarized by Courthouse Libraries BC include:

  • 1210 fillings of new appeals
  • 784 civil appeals and applications for leave to appeal filed, of which, 173 cases (22%) were by self-represented litigants
  • 426 criminal appeals and applications for leave to appeal filed, of which, 56 cases (13%) were by self-represented litigants

And for those that missed the announcement back in late March, the Court of Appeal is also now publishing a running list of available court dates.  The intended purpose of this list is “to assist counsel in discussions with others on when to schedule hearings before a Division of the Court. Counsel will still have to confirm dates with the Court Scheduler.

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