Foundations of Criminal and Civil Law in Canada, 5th Edition
, Alison Kossowski
Foundations of Criminal and Civil Law in Canada, 5th Edition offers a broad introduction to the various aspects of Canadian. Divided into four parts, this resource covers basic principles of private and public law, criminal and civil law, as well as legislative and common law.
Readers will become equipped to research, locate, interpret, and apply statutes. They will learn to identify offences, understand the limitations of police officers in light of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and recognize the obligations of citizens in relation to civil law.
This edition features current cases, updated legislation, and relevant issues applicable throughout Canada. For this text, carefully selected images and new Case in Point boxes highlight important and sometimes controversial developments in Canadian law—perfect for facilitating discussion on legal issues and the effects of legal decisions on Canadian society.