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0-459-55477-8
Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Biennial
344 pages
1 volume bound
hardcover
1997-07-01
Carswell

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Computer Crime in Canada
By: Scott C. Hutchison, B.A., LL.B., Robert W. Davis, B.A., C.F.E.
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“It undoubtedly is required reading for any peace officer working in the area of technological crime or for any party responsible for technological security in an organization.” The Honourable Justice E.A. Marshall Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta Computers offer a number of challenges to the criminal justice system. These challenges are both practical and legal. Computers offer new ways to commit old offences, suggest legislators should create new computer-specific offences, and present investigators with fresh opportunities to gather evidence and build cases. This text seeks to identify and address some of the practical, technological and legal issues associated with computer criminal activity, and offers a consideration of the current state of the substantive and procedural law surrounding these issues • criminal and non-criminal solutions • criminal copyright law • offences directed at computers • mischief to data • theft of telecommunications services • speech-like offences • evidence gathering • search and seizure.
About the Author
Scott C. Hutchison, B.A., LL.B., is counsel at Stockwoods LLP in Toronto whose practice includes civil, regulatory and criminal litigation. Mr. Hutchison was formerly Crown Counsel with the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General. In addition to representing the Crown regularly at the appellate and Supreme Court of Canada levels, he is actively involved in the policy formulation and implementation process. Mr. Hutchison is also the author of Search and Seizure Law in Canada, and is co-author of Computer Crime in Canada, all published by Carswell.
Robert W.K. Davis is a criminal investigator in the Commercial Crime Section of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. He has been investigating commercial crime and computer crime for almost all of his 17 years of service, and is currently in charge of the Technological Crime Unit at Milton Detachment in the Toronto area. In addition to being qualified as an expert witness for criminal proceedings, Sgt. Davis lectures regularly for both private and public organizations.