Annotated Ontario Rules of Criminal Practice 2019
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-8515-2
Product Type: Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Anticip. Upkeep Cost: Annual volumes supplied on standing order subscription
Number of Pages: approximately 1180 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: hardcover
Publication Date: 2018-12-21
Publisher: Carswell
Price: $151.00

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Annotated Ontario Rules of Criminal Practice 2019 is a necessary reference for the Ontario Rules of Criminal Practice

This text annotates the Ontario Rules of Criminal Practice, relating to applications for extraordinary remedies and criminal trial and appeal proceedings. It also includes the full text of the Criminal Appeal Rules and the Superior Court of Justice Rules.

New in this edition

  • Amendments to the primary legislation, introduced by the Plans for Care and Opportunity Act (Budget Measures), 2018, S.O. 2018, c. 8, Sched. 15
  • New Practice Direction of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, titled “Guidelines: Teleconference and Videoconference Appearances in the Court of Appeal for Ontario”
  • Discussion of new and significant cases, including:
    • R. v. R.P. (2018, Ont. C.A.) – the jurisdiction to correct an erroneous SOIRA order lies with the ordering judge, and not the appeal court
    • R. v. R.C. (2017, Ont. C.A.) – a judicial interim release granted due in part by the court’s failure to complete reasons for conviction
    • R. v. Abbey (2017, Ont. C.A.) fresh evidence regarding an expert from another trial that was of such strength as to impact upon the murder conviction in this case

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About the Author

Murray Segal practises as independent legal counsel, consultant, and mediator. Mr. Segal is the former Deputy Attorney General and former Chief Prosecutor of Ontario. He has prosecuted some of the most significant and challenging cases in the country, including Canada's largest white collar crime case. He is comfortable at every level of court and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on many occasions, arguing complex constitutional and other matters. Today, drawing on his extensive legal and executive experience, he advises and represents clients in both the public and private sectors. As a criminal law authority he has national stature, having written and lectured extensively across Canada.

Mr. Justice Rick Libman, Ph.D., was appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice in November, 1996. He is Chair of the Rule Committee of the Ontario Court of Justice. Justice Libman is the Associate Editor of Motor Vehicle Reports and co-author of Annotated Ontario Provincial Offences Act, Handling Provincial Offence Cases in Ontario, the Annotated Contraventions Act, and the regulatory offences newsletter RegQuest. He is also the Director, Osgoode Hall Law School Certificate on Summary Conviction Offences.