Show cause hearing
Filed Under: Criminal Law
2 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).
Criminal Procedure 4/e$75.00 – $120.00
A term sometimes used to describe a bail hearing, on the basis that the prosecutor is required to “show cause” why the accused should not be released.
Youth Criminal Justice Law, 3/e$60.00 – $96.00
So-called because of the onus on the Crown to show cause or reasons why a youth should be detained pending trial.