How to prepare and write a Gladue report

Plain language guide for Gladue report writers outlines how to prepare and write effective reports to help Aboriginal people before the court receive fair treatment.

The guide explains Gladue rights, Gladue factors in sentencing and bail hearings, and restorative justice. It describes:

  • what's in a report,
  • how to gather information for a report, and
  • writing guidelines to follow.

The guide also includes a Gladue report template.

See also: Gladue and You, Gladue at Bail and Sentencing (infographic poster), Gladue Submission Guide, and What’s First Nations Court?

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

Aboriginal peoplesCrimes & offencesLegal system & courts

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