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978-0-7798-5511-7
Book + CD-ROM
Approximately 1350 pages
1 volume bound
hardcover
2015-03-25
Carswell

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Watt's Manual of Criminal Jury Instructions, Second Edition + CD
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$349.00
Description

This text helps judges and lawyers prepare for and deliver the different kinds of jury instructions required in criminal cases

Written by a leading criminal law jurist, author and lecturer, Watt's Manual of Criminal Jury Instructions, Second Edition provides expert, practical direction for developing proposed instructions and equips you with the knowledge you need to object to opposing counsel's proposed instructions. Since it was first published, this groundbreaking work has been assisting not only defence and crown counsel in recommending appropriate jury instructions for their cases, but also trial judges with composing the required instructions. For each stage of the proceedings, the book provides the suggested wording and discussion of the instruction, setting it into the overall context of the trial. Watt's Manual of Criminal Jury Instructions, Second Edition delivers a unique combination of instructions, commentary, insight, directions and references, to help you fully understand key aspects of the different kinds of jury instructions required in criminal cases. Written in a plain, clear and concise language and presented in an easy to-follow format in order of each stage of the criminal trial proceedings, this publication includes:
  • The Ontario Specimen Jury Instructions (Criminal), including the latest revisions
  • Decision Trees: Step-by-step directions and what flows from each decision, to help direct your course of action
  • Notes on Use: Expert author commentary that reviews the origins, contents, and purpose of each instruction and the circumstances in which the instructions should or should not be used
  • Jury instruction checklist: To help make sure that all issues have been covered
  • Tips on how to suggest modifications to the instructions, to accommodate the individual circumstances of the case being tried
  • Related References: Other instructions and sources of information, including cross references to Watt's Manual of Criminal Evidence
New in this edition Continuing the standard of excellence set by the original edition, the new second edition of Watt's Manual of Criminal Jury Instructions thoroughly reviews and updates all the significant developments in jurisprudence and legislation, including:
  • Preliminary, mid-trial and final instructions have been fully reviewed, updated and new instructions added
  • Up-to-date case digests to assist in customizing instructions to fit evidence at trial
  • CD-ROM providing access to full text of cases and Jury Instruction Forms
À propos de l'auteur
The Honourable Mr. Justice David Watt is a Judge of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. He was a Judge for the Superior Court of Justice for 22 years and was Crown Counsel in Ontario for 13 years, including eight years as Senior Crown Counsel (Criminal Law), Ministry of the Attorney General. Mr. Justice Watt is a well-known lecturer and has taught criminal law, evidence and procedure to law students, practitioners and judges at several Canadian law schools and in Continuing Legal Education programs across Canada for over 30 years. He is the Honourary Chair of the National Criminal Law Program.
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