Session 45: Charter Response

On January 15, 2014 Assistant Crown Attorney Matthew Geigen-Miller, supervised by Assistant Crown Attorney James Cavangh, presented MCM's 1st session of 2014. The Charter response session included the following components:

1.What is a Charter response?

2.The “quick Charter response”

3.Preparing the Charter response in six steps

a.Identify the Charter claim(s) 

b.Read the whole file 

c.Assess the evidence 

d.Draft the detailed statement of facts 

e.Draft the argument on the alleged breaches 

f.Draft the argument on 24(2)

4.Good form

5.Good substance

6.Acting as the reviewing Crown where the Charter response has been delegated to a student


The Charter Response- Powerpoint presentation