Forensic Science

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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

Gender, Race & Canadian Law

A Custom Textbook from Fernwood Publishing

Gender, Race & Canadian Law explores feminist and critical race approaches to Canadian law. The collection, which is suitable for undergraduate courses, begins with a basic overview of … 405 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

Introducing Canadian Law and the “Official Version of Law” Law and Justice

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Sources of Information

From: Drug-Impaired Driving in Canada

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While drug-impaired driving cases involve the typical sources of information in any criminal matter, in addition they include information garnered through Drug Recognition Evaluations (DRE) and … 9 $0.90 Add
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The Need for Scientific Literacy in the Legal Community

From: Lawyer's Guide to the Forensic Sciences

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Introduces the book by discussing the need for scientific literacy in the legal community, and the important role that science can play in the courtroom. 9 $0.90 Add
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Forensic Experts in the Criminal Justice System

From: Lawyer's Guide to the Forensic Sciences

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Discusses the role of forensic experts in the criminal justice system, focusing on issues including identifying and retaining a "good" expert, the importance of ensuring effective … 13 $1.30 Add
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SFST and DRE Testing

From: Drug-Impaired Driving in Canada

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This chapter discusses the types of tests used to detect the presence of and impairment from drugs in Canada, including the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) and the Drug Recognition … 21 $2.10 Add
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Theorizing Law

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Chemical Testing for Drugs

What It Is, How It Works

From: Drug-Impaired Driving in Canada

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This chapter outlines the various chemical tests are used to detect the presence of drugs, using different bodily samples. 22 $2.20 Add
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Expert Evidence

Judge as Gatekeeper

From: Lawyer's Guide to the Forensic Sciences

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Explores expert evidence, and specifically the judge’s role as the "gatekeeper" who will decide what opinion evidence will be permitted and what will not. The chapter explains how … 14 $1.40 Add
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Race and Privilege Understanding Race and Racialization

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Criminalizing Race

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Presenting Scientific Evidence in the Courtroom

From: Lawyer's Guide to the Forensic Sciences

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Discusses the role of scientific evidence in the courtroom, focusing on how the evidence is presented and the rules stated in Browne v Dunn. 7 $0.70 Add
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The Matrix

From: Drug-Impaired Driving in Canada

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The drug-category matrix provides a method of classification to test to determine the kind of drug or the category of drug which impaired the accused. This matrix forms the centre of the … 4 $0.40 Add
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Critically Examining the Forensic Sciences

Inquiries and Reports

From: Lawyer's Guide to the Forensic Sciences

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Considers the importance of critically examining the forensic sciences, focusing on the Ratushny Self Defence Review, the Morin Inquiry, the Inquiry regarding Thomas Sophonow, the Manitoba … 69 $6.90 Add