Plain language guide for Indigenous peoples, lawyers, and Native courtworkers about how to prepare an oral or written Gladue submission for a bail, sentencing, or inmate hearing. The guide explains:

  • Gladue principles
  • what happens at a hearing
  • what’s in a Gladue submission
  • where to get help

Includes worksheets to gather information to prepare a Gladue submission. The worksheets in the PDF have fillable fields for you to enter your information directly into the document and save it.

See also: Gladue and You, Gladue at Bail and Sentencing (infographic poster), Gladue Report Guide, and What Are First Nations/Indigenous Courts?

Find out more about Aboriginal legal rights in BC on the Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC website.

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