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Awards that recognize a lawyer's exceptional achievement in the Nova Scotia public service either over a career or for specific contributions to public law.
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"My job as a prosecutor is to do justice. And justice is served when a guilty man is convicted and an innocent man is not."
- Sonia Sotomayor
Role of the Public Prosecution Service
The Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service prosecutes charges laid under the Criminal Code and under Nova Scotia statutes such as the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Cases are handled by lawyers called Crown Attorneys. About 100 Crown Attorneys across the province handle about 50,000 cases each year in Nova Scotia.
Role of the Nova Scotia Crown Attorneys' Association
Negotiating salaries, professional fees, working conditions and related matters on behalf of its members;
Negotiating with the employer to resolve grievances and other disputes arising between NSCAA members and the employer; and Conducting continuing legal education programs for NSCAA members including an annual NSCAA educational conference.