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The Practitioner's Criminal Precedents, 6th Edition + USB

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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$260.00
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Softcover + USB | Approx. 1,500 pages

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433505808

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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, 6th 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
  • USB 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

  • New and revised precedents resulting from the omnibus Bill C-75 amendments to the Criminal Code and various recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions
  • New and revised precedents such as:
    • Written notice to re-elect mode of trial, with 10 variations
    • Charter s. 10(b) precedents, Charter s. 11(b) precedents
    • SOIRA exemption applications

Who Should Read This Book

  • 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

Preface 
Disclaimer
US information
Detailed Table of Contents
Table of Legislation

Chapter 1: Practitioner Precedents
Chapter 2: Release
Chapter 3: Pre-trial (Including Preliminary Inquiry)
Chapter 4: Search and Seizure
Chapter 5: Trial 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: Criminal Forms – English-Language Provinces
Appendix C: Alcohol Interlock Legislation
Index