Criminal Law for Legal Professionals

 
Criminal Law for Legal Professionals
Author(s):
 
ISBN:
978-1-55239-324-6
 
Publisher:
Emond Publishing
 
Page Count:
424
 
Status:
Available
 
Publication Date:
August 2013
 
Subjects:
Criminal Law and Procedure; Law Clerk
 
 
 
 

Designed for students studying criminal law in paralegal and law clerk programs, Criminal Law for Legal Professionals clearly sets out the history, framework, and current practice and procedures of criminal law in Canada. With a detailed introduction to criminal law legislation and court structure, this text outlines substantive criminal law (including a focus on elements and types of offences), identifies and distinguishes the types of offenders, and explains corporate liability.

As students progress through this text, they will gain knowledge as to how offences are classified under the Criminal Code, the differences in the way adults and youths are treated under Canada's criminal justice system, and current procedures that are used in modern law offices.

  • Designed to meet the Law Society of Upper Canada competencies for criminal law
  • Elegant two-colour design
  • Key terms are defined throughout each chapter and summarized in a glossary
  • End-of-chapter questions allow students to assess their understanding as they progress through the text and invite students to apply their knowledge to fact situations
  • Chapter summaries that help students quickly review the material and serve as a useful study aid
  • A chapter on common office procedures
  • Reference section that includes current applicable legislation and legal citations for pertinent court cases
  • Forms from the Criminal Code, Criminal Rules of the Ontario Court of Justice, and the Ontario Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal Rules, as well as a Bail Procedural Checklist, Client General Information Form, Surety Checklist, and Trial Procedural Checklist

Part I: Introduction and Overview

  • Chapter 1: Criminal Law in Canada
  • Chapter 2: The Constitution and Criminal Law
  • Chapter 3: The Criminal Code
  • Chapter 4: The Canadian Criminal Process

Part II: Substantive Criminal Law

  • Chapter 5: The Elements of an Offence
  • Chapter 6: Parties to an Offence
  • Chapter 7: Inchoate Offences
  • Chapter 8: Corporate Liability
  • Chapter 9: Some Specific Offences
  • Chapter 10: Major Defences

Part III: Criminal Procedure

  • Chapter 11: Classification of Offences
  • Chapter 12: Court Jurisdiction
  • Chapter 13: Investigatory Powers
  • Chapter 14: Bringing the Accused Before Court
  • Chapter 15: Release of the Accused Prior to Trial
  • Chapter 16: Informations and Indictments
  • Chapter 17: Pretrial Procedure
  • Chapter 18: Criminal Rules
  • Chapter 19: The Trial
  • Chapter 20: Sentencing
  • Chapter 21: Appeals
  • Chapter 22: Alternative Measures

Part IV: Young Persons and Criminal Law

  • Chapter 23: The Youth Criminal Justice Act

Part V: Office Procedures for Criminal Law

  • Chapter 24: Common Office Procedures

Glossary

Index

  • Instructor's Guide
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Test Bank

For free instructor resources, contact instructor support.

 
 
 
 
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