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The Canadian justice system : an overview / Paul Atkinson.

Location

Public Safety Canada Library

Resource

Books & Reports

Call Number

KE 444 A85 2010

Authors

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Bibliography

Includes index.

Description

xv, 241 p. ; 23 cm.

Summary

Explains criminal, civil and administrative law and outlines the theory and practice that shapes each of these areas. Included are glossaries of common terms, reviews of each subject and relevant information on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the drafting of legislation and the system of common law.

Subject

Edition

2nd ed.

Contents

1. Law-related careers and the Canadian justice system -- 2. Sources of law : statutes -- 3. Sources of law : common law -- 4. General categories in the justice system -- 5. Civil justice system : torts -- 6. More civil justice system concepts -- 7. Administrative law -- 8. Criminal law : the big picture -- 9. Criminal law : charging and compelling appearance -- 10. Criminal law : trial issues -- 11. Criminal law : after conviction -- 12. Trends in the Canadian justice system.

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