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Criminal Practice Manual: A Practical Guide to Handling Criminal Cases (Print + ProView online)
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This manual will assist the criminal law practitioner, whether defence counsel, Crown counsel, judge, law enforcement officer or student, to quickly address problems and issues commonly arising in the practice of criminal law. Whenever procedural or evidentiary issues arise in preparing for a trial or mid-way through a trial, the manual will assist with the key principles, procedures and practice points necessary for quick reference. Topics covered include statutory interpretation, investigation, the trial process, evidence, remedies, and appeals. Each chapter begins with an overview of the subject matter. "Key cases" identifying the leading authorities on an issue are outlined at the beginning of each section. Where possible, procedural charts are used to provide the reader with an overview of the process. This publication also includes legal Issues in Focus. This section features memoranda authored by lawyers, each analyzing a specific emerging legal issue relevant to the practice of criminal law.

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About the Author
Christopher A. W. Bentley is the executive director of the Law Practice Program (LPP) at Ryerson University. He was called to the Bar in 1981 and practised criminal law at both the trial and appellate level. He received his Diploma in Legal Studies from Cambridge University, England in 1985. Mr. Bentley has taught at the University of Western Ontario Law School and has lectured at various Judges' conferences, at the Bar Admission Course, at Continuing Legal Education courses, at the Ontario Police College and to the RCMP. He is a former Director of the Criminal Lawyer's Association and is past-President of the Criminal Lawyer's Association of London. Mr. Bentley served for almost 10 years as the Member of Provincial Parliament for London West.