Foundations of Criminal and Civil Law in Canada, 5th Edition

 
Foundations of Criminal and Civil Law in Canada, 5th Edition
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ISBN:
978-1-77255-738-1
 
Publisher:
Emond Publishing
 
Page Count:
358
 
Status:
Available
 
Publication Date:
February 2021
 
Subjects:
Criminal Law and Procedure; Introductory Law; Policing, Security, and First Responders
 
 
 
 

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.

  • Discussion of current issues, including marginalization of Indigenous women, privacy rights, jury selection and bias, religious and secular laws, and Indigenous land rights
  • Updated legislation, including changes to Bill C-75
  • New cases, including the Colten Boushie case
  • New content on property law that reflects how Indigenous peoples are utilizing the legal system to challenge the expansion of oil and gas pipelines in Western Canada
  • New content on tort law, including the rapidly expanding number of torts that protect against the invasion of privacy
  • Updated discussion of statutory law governing firefighters and police officers
  • Additional Case in Point boxes which highlight relevant issues and describe the impact of leading legal decisions on society
  • Clear and easy-to-understand language
  • New interior design

Part I: Introduction to the Law: Function and Structure
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Statute Law: Function, Jurisdiction, and Structure
Chapter 3: Common Law and the Concept of Legal Precedent

Part II: Introduction to Constitutional Law
Chapter 4: The Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms: Introduction and Selected Provisions

Part III: Basic Principles of Criminal Law and Procedure
Chapter 5: The Criminal Code and the Structure of Criminal Offences
Chapter 6: Investigation of Crime, Police Powers, and the Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms
Chapter 7: Criminal Pre-Trial Issues
Chapter 8: Criminal Trial Issues and Defences
Chapter 9: Criminal Offence Sentencing and Appeals

Part IV: Introduction to Civil Law Disciplines
Chapter 10: Contracts and Torts: The Founding Principles of Civil Law
Chapter 11: Property, Family Property, and Tenancies: The “Rights To” Disciplines
Chapter 12: Family and Employment Law: The “Relationship” Disciplines

Appendix A: Abbreviations of Case and Statute Reporters
Appendix B: Case Brief

Instructor Resources

  • Instructor's Guide
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Test Bank

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