This text is part of the CRIMINAL LAW SERIES.
Building on general principles, this text tackles both common and unusual sentencing issues and questions, and pragmatically discusses plea negotiations, procedure and advocacy, dangerous offenders, types of sentences, Charter considerations, appellate issues, and ancillary orders, as well as post-sentencing issues.
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This text provides a comprehensive access to legal principles, case law, and decisions of Canada's highest courts, this invaluable resource provides the insight and information to let you determine the most appropriate sentence and plea considerations for your client.
This text provides a comprehensive analysis of sentencing laws and principles in Canada. This text covers all aspects of sentencing law, including judicial methodology, aggravating and mitigating factors, plea discussions, probation, and imprisonment.
This handy resource offers detailed chapters on 20 different drugs with particular emphasis on the most commonly used substances as well as an explanation of the offences, schedules and penalties under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).
This text examines the historical and modern considerations applied in determining ranges of sentences for over 40 specific offences under the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).
Lawyers do not have to be poets or novelists, but they must be able to construct prose that is clear, accurate, and concise. Law students (and some lawyers) often lack a sound understanding of how the English language operates in the functional way that is necessary to construct effective sentences. They also often lack understanding of key concepts of grammar and mechanics. Writing Sentences that Work: Essentials for Law Students targets these common deficiencies. It can also serve as a self-help resource for a student or lawyer seeking to improve.
Indigenous women continue to be overrepresented in Canadian prisons; research demonstrates how their overincarceration and often extensive experiences of victimization are interconnected with and through ongoing processes of colonization. This text navigates the issues in sentencing by examining related discourses in selected judgments from a review of 175 decisions.
Life imprisonment has replaced capital punishment as the most common sentence imposed for heinous crimes worldwide. As a consequence, it has become the leading issue in international criminal justice reform. In the first global survey of prisoners serving life terms, Dirk van Zyl Smit and Catherine Appleton argue for a human rights-based reappraisal of this exceptionally harsh punishment.
This text is part of the CRIME & JUSTICE series. This resource is composed of a series of essays outlining the sentencing policies and practices across Western jurisdictions, including: Canada, England, Australia, the U.S., and Nordic Countries.
This book presents an in-depth comparative study of sentencing practice for rape in six common law jurisdictions: England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa. It provides a thorough review of the medical literature on the physical and psychological effects of rape, the legal and philosophical literature on the seriousness of the offence, and the victim's role in sentencing.