The Court of Appeal of the Yukon Territory is the highest appellate court for the Yukon Territory. It hears appeals of both criminal and civil cases from the Supreme Court of the Yukon Territory and Yukon Territorial Court.
The court consists of justice from the British Columbia Court of Appeal and justices from the Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. The Court of Appeal sits in both Whitehorse and Vancouver. Cases are mostly heard by a panel of three judges.
Famous quotes containing the words territory, yukon, appeal and/or court:
“Size is not grandeur, and territory does not make a nation.”
—Thomas Henry Huxley (182595)
“Los Angeles is a Yukon for crime-story writers.”
—Christina Stead (19021983)
“So we are ambassadors for Christ, since God is making his appeal through us...”
—Bible: New Testament, 2 Corinthians 5:20.
“We should have learnt by now that laws and court decisions can only point the way. They can establish criteria of right and wrong. And they can provide a basis for rooting out the evils of bigotry and racism. But they cannot wipe away centuries of oppression and injusticehowever much we might desire it.”
—Hubert H. Humphrey (19111978)