Allan Manson

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Law of Sentencing

The Law of Sentencing by Allan Manson is intended to provide a summary of the legal principles and rules that shape the current process of sentencing in Canada. The book will appeal to seasoned … 433 View
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Introduction

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Introduces the law of sentencing by discussing the scope of the criminal law and the roles of punishment and sentencing. 4 $0.40 Add
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A Brief History of Punishment and Sentencing

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Provides a brief history of punishment, focusing on the birth of the penitentiary and the changing focus of punishment. A brief history of sentencing in Canada, specifically focusing on the … 26 $2.60 Add
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The Justifications for Punishment

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Explores the justifications for punishment, including retributivist theories, consequentialist or utilitarian justifications, merged theories and communicative theories. 25 $2.50 Add
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Judicial Discretion and the Methodology of Sentencing

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Discusses judicial discretion and the methodology of sentencing, focusing on the source of sentencing discretion, the current framework for discretion, the exercise of sentencing discretion and … 27 $2.70 Add
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Substantive Principles of Sentencing

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Outlines the substantive principles of sentencing, focusing primarily on proportionality, parity and restraint. The role of these principles in providing a framework for sentencing is also discussed. 15 $1.50 Add
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Rules of Sentencing

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Examines the set of rules available to resolve most of the sentencing problems which judges and lawyers will encounter, focusing on situations including cases of multiple sentences, youthful … 32 $3.20 Add
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Aggravating and Mitigating Factors

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Discusses aggravating and mitigating factors, focusing on the role of both factors, statutory aggravating factors, judicially recognized aggravating factors and factors not to be treated as … 32 $3.20 Add
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The Sentencing Hearing

Establishing the Factual Basis for Sentencing

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Discusses the sentencing hearing and its role of establishing the factual basis for sentencing, focusing on evidence, the 1996 amendments to the Criminal Code and the burden of proof, finding … 46 $4.60 Add
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Sentencing Options

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Considers sentencing options, including diversion, absolute and conditional discharges, probation, fines, restitution, specific prohibitions, intermittent sentences, imprisonment and conditional … 84 $8.40 Add
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Murder and Manslaughter

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Discusses murder and manslaughter, focusing on definitions of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, manslaughter by reason of provocation, criminal negligence manslaughter and manslaughter … 22 $2.20 Add
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Preventive Detention

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Explores the question of preventive detention, focusing on its comparison with life sentences, the history of preventive detention in Canada, the dangerous offenders provision, preventive … 40 $4.00 Add
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The Role of the Appellate Courts

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Discusses the role of the appellate court, focusing on the history of appellate review, as well as the relationship between the Supreme Court and deference. 11 $1.10 Add
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The Future of Sentencing

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Explores the future of sentencing, considering resources, the politics of victimization and the concept of restorative justice. 12 $1.20 Add
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Postscript

The Supreme Court of Canada Decisions in R. v. Latimer and R. v. Knoblauch

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Examines the Supreme Court of Canada’s decisions in Latimer and Knoblauch and its effect on the law of sentencing. 13 $1.30 Add