Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Criminal law & procedure
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2016-11-30
ISBN: 
9780779873395
Carswell

Defending Drug Cases, 4th Edition

Availability: In Stock

Defending Drug Cases, Fourth Edition offers important strategies into raising substantive defences to drug charges and discusses typical fact patterns. This concise work provides expert guidance in defending drug cases from the initial contact with the client and the bail hearing for serious offences to obtaining disclosure from the Crown and preparing for the preliminary hearing and the trial. The new edition has been fully reviewed and updated.

Key areas covered include:

  • The essential elements of possession
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking
  • Trafficking offences
  • Proceeds of crime provisions are examined
  • Special search warrants and restraint orders

Featured in this edition are new sections on:

  • Seizure, restraint, and forfeiture of proceeds of crime
  • Common ethical issues facing defence counsel in drug cases
  • Fact patterns and defences
  • Identifying Charter issues
  • Electronically intercepted evidence
  • Cross-examination of witnesses
  • Pleading guilty and sentencing
Carswell

Defending Drug Cases, 4th Edition

Availability: In Stock

Description

Defending Drug Cases, Fourth Edition offers important strategies into raising substantive defences to drug charges and discusses typical fact patterns. This concise work provides expert guidance in defending drug cases from the initial contact with the client and the bail hearing for serious offences to obtaining disclosure from the Crown and preparing for the preliminary hearing and the trial. The new edition has been fully reviewed and updated.

Key areas covered include:

  • The essential elements of possession
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking
  • Trafficking offences
  • Proceeds of crime provisions are examined
  • Special search warrants and restraint orders

Featured in this edition are new sections on:

  • Seizure, restraint, and forfeiture of proceeds of crime
  • Common ethical issues facing defence counsel in drug cases
  • Fact patterns and defences
  • Identifying Charter issues
  • Electronically intercepted evidence
  • Cross-examination of witnesses
  • Pleading guilty and sentencing