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978-0-7798-7215-2
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Approximately 1180 pages
1 volume bound
softcover
2016-04-19
Carswell

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Learning Canadian Criminal Procedure, Twelfth Edition
By: Don Stuart, B.A., LL.B., Dipl. In Criminology, D. Phil., Tim Quigley, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M.
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This casebook focuses on the tension between the rights of accused, especially since the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the interests of effective law enforcement. What's New: The new 12 Edition highlights many hot button issues such as:
  • Conflicting case law on police carding practices
  • Racial profiling
  • Limits to the right to counsel under s. 10(b) and the extent to which duty counsel can substitute for right to counsel of choice
  • The right to silence having been subsumed into the voluntary confession rule in R. v. Singh
  • Different disclosure rules for sexual offence and those for all other crimes
  • The scope and future of preliminary inquiries
  • The use of stays under the right to be tried in a reasonable time under s.11(b)
  • The latest controversies in jury trials and new instances of wrongful convictions
  • Analysis of problems reflecting recent decisions
  • Assessment of technical newCriminal Code amendments
About the Author
Don Stuart, B.A., LL.B., Dipl. in Criminology, D. Phil., is Professor of Law at Queen's University. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Criminal Reports (law report series, Carswell) and of the National Judicial Institute, Criminal Essentials e-letter. He is the author of Canadian Criminal Law: A Treatise, 7th Ed. 2014 (Carswell) and Charter Justice in Canadian Criminal Law, 6th Ed. 2014 (Carswell) and co-author of Learning Canadian Criminal Law and Learning Canadian Criminal Procedure.
Tim Quigley is Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Saskatchewan. He is an Associate Editor of the Criminal Reports and the N.J.I.'s Criminal Essentials e-letter. He is also a co-author of Learning Canadian Criminal Procedure (Carswell).
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