Criminal Law

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Anatomy of Criminal Procedure

A Visual Guide to the Law

The Anatomy of Criminal Procedure: A Visual Guide to the Law illustrates the law of criminal procedure through nearly seventy annotated charts and diagrams. Across the whole criminal process … ; 435 View

Criminal Law, 7/e

Since publication of the first edition in 1996, Criminal Law by Kent Roach has become one of the most highly regarded titles in Irwin Law’s Essentials of Canadian Law series. Professor … 657 View

Detention and Arrest 2/e

The criminal justice system aims to maintain a balance between the individual interest of private citizens to carry on their lives free from state interference, and the communal interest in … ; 525 View

Drug-Impaired Driving in Canada

While drug-impaired driving has been a criminal offence in Canada since 1925, charges have been more common and more complex since the approval of the Drug Recognition Exercises (DRE) and … 265 View

Ethics and Criminal Law, 2/e

Ethics and Criminal Law is a comprehensive survey of the ethical issues facing criminal lawyers. Topics covered include: defending a client known to be guilty; choosing and refusing clients; … ; 753 View

False Security

The Radicalization of Canadian Anti-Terrorism

On 20 October 2014, a terrorist drove his car into two members of the Canadian Armed Forces, killing Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent. Two days later, another terrorist murdered Corporal Nathan … ; 633 View

Fundamental Justice

Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms provides that “[e]veryone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person and the right not to be deprived thereof except … 361 View

International and Transnational Criminal Law, 2/e

International criminal law has focused on the prosecution of truly international crimes — genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and aggression. Our post-Cold War, post-9/11 world … ; 783 View

International Tax Evasion in the Global Information Age

International Tax Evasion in the Global Information Age provides the most comprehensive analysis of the OECD’s and Canada’s war on offshore tax evasion and offers a timely and … ; 405 View

Law of Evidence, 7/e

The Law of Evidence, by David M. Paciocco and Lee Stuesser, is Canada’s leading text in evidentiary law in both criminal and civil cases. For nearly two decades, it has been relied upon by … ; 713 View

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

Lawyer’s Guide to the Forensic Sciences

The clash of the scientific and legal cultures in the courtroom, though theoretically directed at finding the truth, is marked by tension. Forensic science — science applied to the legal … 1021 View

Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

A Primer for Legal and Mental Health Professionals

Canada’s criminal courts have struggled to deal effectively with the increase in mentally disordered accused. In 2017, we mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the proclamation of Bill C-30, … ; 425 View

Sentencing in Canada

Essays in Law, Policy, and Practice

Sentencing in Canada contains a unique collection of essays that explore all key aspects of sentencing. The contributors include leading academics, criminal law practitioners, and members of the … ; 500 View

Sovereignty, Restraint, and Guidance

Canadian Criminal Law in the 21st Century

Students, academics, and lawyers often think of the substantive criminal law as if it were just another branch of the common law. On this understanding, it falls to the courts to decide on a … 614 View

The Death of a Butterfly

Mental Health Court Diaries

Canada has seen a dramatic increase in the numbers of mentally ill people entering the criminal justice system. In Canada and the United States, mental health courts were introduced in the late … 252 View