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The Practitioner's Criminal Precedents, 5th Edition + CD

The intricacies of drafting are often one of the pain spots of a criminal law practice. This book equips you with close to 500 precedents. They range from the routine to the highly specialized, covering every type of precedent you will ever need.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433494911

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Baffled by drafting criminal pleadings?
The intricacies of drafting are often one of the pain spots of a criminal law practice. Courts now require a multitude of documents – notices, submissions, affidavits, facta – for both criminal and quasi-criminal cases. These documents can be time-consuming to draft – especially when you encounter a new type of motion or proceeding for the first time. The Practitioner's Criminal Precedents, 5th Edition equips you with close to 500 precedents. They range from the routine to the highly specialized, covering every type of precedent you will ever need.

Features

  • Chronological sequence – Easily locate documents for each stage of a proceeding, including all steps in between: judicial interim release, preliminary hearing, trials, sentencing, and leave to appeal and appeals
  • Helpful commentary at the start of each precedents section – Fully understand the function of the documents used throughout a proceeding
  • CD-ROM of documents with each form and precedent saved individually – Customize forms and documents for your own use
  • Cross-references to Gold's The Practitioner's Criminal Code – Simplify further research on a particular point of law
  • Cross-references to equivalent sections of criminal proceedings rules – Product of use for lawyers practising in all jurisdictions

What's New in this Edition?
This edition includes altogether close to 500 updated and new precedents. New precedents include:

  • Jackson Third Party Freedom of Information Application for Intoxilyzer Records
  • Notice of Application and Index of Material for Cross-Examination of Affiant at Preliminary Hearing
  • Stinchcombe Application for Disclosure of Mobile Data Transmissions
  • Mills Application for Production of Records in Possession of Third Party
  • Post-Jordan Applications in relation to unreasonable delay proceedings Sentencing Memo re Conditional Discharges for Voyeurism, Criminal Negligence Causing Death and Trafficking Cocaine

An Essential Collection for…

  • Criminal lawyers who need a time-saving resource for drafting the myriad documents demanded by every case
  • Criminal law clerks who may be asked to draft these documents
  • Paralegals who handle criminal and quasi-criminal cases
  • Criminal law instructors seeking a collection of precedents packed with directional advice

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Table of contents

Table of Documents
Table of Legislation
Chapter 1: Practitioner Precedents
Chapter 2: Release
Chapter 3: Pre-Trial (Including Preliminary Inquiry)
Chapter 4: Search and Seizure
Chapter 5: Trials and Dispositions
Chapter 6: Charter
Chapter 7: Sentencing and Similar Dispositions
Chapter 8: Appeals and Judicial Review
Chapter 9: Extra-jurisdictional Proceedings
Appendix A: Concordance of Courts Hearing Criminal Matters
Appendix B: Court Links for Criminal Forms – English-Language Provinces and Territories
Appendix C: Alcohol Ignition Interlock Legislation