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Military Justice in Action: Annotated National Defence Legislation, Second Edition
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Military Justice in Action: Annotated National Defence Legislation, 2nd Edition is a unique, fully annotated work containing the National Defence Act and the Queen's Regulations and Orders on an accompanying CD-ROM. It is a one-stop resource of key Canadian military legislation of relevance. The book provides expert commentary by two leading experts: The Hon. (ret'd) Mr. Justice Gilles Létourneau, a former senior justice of the Court Martial Appeal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal and Professor Michel Drapeau (Colonel Ret'd), a military law professor and practitioner with prior command experience and service in the higher echelons of the Canadian Forces. It includes a full discussion of the military rules of evidence, the Rules of the Courts Martial Appeal Court and their relation to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. This edition includes a new chapter called "Winds of Change", which discusses proposals for the modernization of the Canadian military justice system.
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About the Author
The Hon. Mr. Justice Gilles Létourneau, B.A., LL.L, LL.M, Ph.D., in the course of an impressive and varied legal career, has served in both the private and public sectors, including several years as professor of law at Université de Laval, and as President of the Law Reform Commission of Canada. Appointed Judge of the Federal Court of Appeal of Canada and of the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada in 1992, he attained public prominence as Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry into the Deployment of Canadian Forces in Somalia in the mid-1990's. He is the author of numerous texts, reports and articles, including The Annotated National Defence Act (Carswell).

Professor Michel W. Drapeau, O.M.M., C.D., LL.L., LL.B., retired from the Canadian Forces (Army) in 1993 after accumulating 34 years of service in the Regular and Reserve components. He then went on to obtain a common law degree, as well as a civil law degree, from the University of Ottawa and to co-author several legal texts, including Protection of Privacy in the Canadian Private and Health Sectors, Canadian Military Law Annotated, and Military Justice in Action: Annotated National Defence Legislation. He is an adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa. He also serves as Vice-President, Board of Governors, Saint-Paul University. He has been elected to the governing Council of the Ontario Bar Association.

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