Admissibility of Statements - 2013 Police Edition
By: The Honourable René J. Marin, CM, OMM, OOnt. Q.C., J.D., CD LLD
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-88804-666-6
Product Type: Book
Number of Pages: 900 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2013-09-12
Publisher: Canada Law Book
Price: $127.00

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Description
Find out how the latest cases relating to the admissibility of statements in criminal proceedings have been discussed, distinguished and analyzed. Offering pages of current landmark case law, the Police Edition shares the essentials every law-enforcement professional should know about confessions. Inside you'll learn about:
  • Persons in authority
  • Detention and arrest
  • Inducements
  • Video/audio recording of statements
  • After-the-fact evidence
  • The right to counsel
  • Disclosure
  • Reasonable expectation of privacy
  • Jailhouse confessions
  • The polygraph
  • Prior inconsistent statements
  • Confirming confessions

The new Police Edition thoroughly reviews and updates all the significant developments in this area of law since the last edition, including:

  • Police deception
  • Confirming a confession - re-enactment
  • Reasonable expectation of privacy
  • Investigative detention - spontaneous statements
  • Inferences drawn from facial expressions
  • Privilege and Youth Offenders Act
  • Societal interest and community shock
  • Methods of investigation and In Camera hearings
  • Evidence of police disciplinary record
  • Mr. Big strategy
  • Blatant disregard of accused's right and exclusion
  • Informer privilege
  • Recanting a previous confession
  • Right to counsel - a continuum - unless circumstances change
  • Sniffer dogs
  • Presence of counsel during questioning - not required
  • Touching suspect during questioning - body language?
About the Author

The Honourable René J. Marin, CM, OMM, OOnt. Q.C., J.D., CD LLD, has served throughout his career in public service in various capacities, including judge, Deputy Solicitor General of Canada and chair of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee. He has chaired numerous inquiries, reviews and audits relating to policing and security, and consulted with the Organization of American States and civilian and/or police authorities on police accountability in Canada as well as in Italy, France, England, the United States, Australia, Hong Kong, Thailand and Belgium. He was the Canadian special advisor to Haiti on law and judicial reform.


In addition to being a lecturer in advanced criminal procedure at the Faculty of Law (Common Law Section) of the University of Ottawa, Justice Marin has written and presented extensively. The first edition of Admissibility of Statements was produced for the Canadian Police College and has been used at the Ontario Police College, the British Columbia Police Institute and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Academy. He is also the author of Policing in Canada: Issues for the 21st Century (Canada Law Book), and has presented numerous papers to the Canadian Association of Police Chiefs, the Canadian Police Association and the International Association of Airport and Seaport Police.


Justice Marin is a member of the Order of Canada, an Officer of the Order of Military Merit, the Order of Ontario and a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy and Honourary Member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and the International Airport and Seaport Police. He is a founding member of the Metropolitan Toronto Police Museum and Honourary Chief of Police for Metro Toronto.

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