Mack's Criminal Law Trial Book – 2019 Edition is a quick reference resource for trial lawyers and judges.
Designed to be the first, quick-reference resource for trial lawyers and judges, Mack's Criminal Law Trial Book – 2019 Edition seeks to provide a quick answer on issues as they arise during trial proceedings, or a starting point for more in-depth research in preparation for a trial. Organized in a logical and easily accessible fashion reflecting the chronology of a criminal trial process – including bail, evidence, Charter, trials and sentencing – each section of Mack's Criminal Law Trial Book - 2019 Edition covers a number of legal issues from a variety of topics. Under each issue, concise summaries of the law with references to the relevant cases (with pinpoint citations) that support the summary are provided. The summaries then string together ratios and points from the various cases into a cohesive statement of the law. Mack's Criminal Law Trial Book – 2019 Edition is sure to be an ideal trial companion for busy practitioners.
New in this edition
- Largest update since the book was launched
- Over 400 new cases
- Over 20 new SCC decisions added including (i) Jarvis; (ii) Awashish; (iii) Villaroman; (iv) Wong; (v) Comeau; (vi) Calnen; (viii) Hunt; and (ix) Boutilier
- Over 30 new sections including sections on (i) 276 applications; (ii) sexual assault constructive murder; (iii) criminal harassment constructive murder; (iv) NCR; (v) appeal sections on fresh evidence, jury charges, sentence and appointment of counsel; (vi) mistrials; (vii) stare decisis; (viii) admissibility of cell phone evidence; (ix)
- Major revisions to several sections including (i) voyeurism; (ii) failure to provide necessaries of life; (iii) causation; (iv) testimonial aids; (v) certiorari; (vi) collateral fact rule; (vii) post-offence conduct; (viii) Section 11(b); (ix) credit for pre-sentence custody
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