Criminal Justice In Canada: A Reader

Paperback | January 19, 2011

byJulian Roberts, Michelle Grossman

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Ranging from mainstream to critical, Criminal Justice in Canada: A Reader contains a widely diverse selection of largely original readings on the Canadian criminal justice system. This text gives voice to people from all aspects of the industry, including readings from a judge, a defense attorney, a crown attorney as well as a life prisoner. It focuses on the most topical issues and pressing problems in today's society, such as plea-bargaining, racial discrimination, prisoner's rights, and wrongful convictions in Canada.

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Ranging from mainstream to critical, Criminal Justice in Canada: A Reader contains a widely diverse selection of largely original readings on the Canadian criminal justice system. This text gives voice to people from all aspects of the industry, including readings from a judge, a defense attorney, a crown attorney as well as a life pri...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.06 × 6.13 × 0.75 inPublished:January 19, 2011Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176502289

ISBN - 13:9780176502287

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Part One: Introductory ReadingsChapter 1: Criminal Justice in Canada: An OverviewChapter 2: The Canadian Constitution and Criminal JusticeChapter 3: Key Trends in Criminal JusticeChapter 4: News Media and the Criminal Justice systemPart Two: Voices of Participants in the Criminal Justice SystemChapter 5: Scenes from the Life of a Police OfficerChapter 6: The Role of the ProsecutorChapter 7: The Role of a Defence CounselChapter 8: A Day in the Life of a JudgeChapter 9: The Probation Officer?s ReportChapter 10: The Professional Life of a Parole OfficerChapter 11: A Life Prisoner?s StoryPart Three: Current Issues in Criminal JusticeChapter 12: Community-Based PolicingChapter 13: Bail from the BenchChapter 14: Plea BargainingChapter 15: Serving Time at Home: The Conditional Sentence of ImprisonmentChapter 16: Visible Minorities and Criminal JusticeChapter 17: Inhuman RightsChapter 18: How Should We Treat Prisoners?Chapter 19: Jury Reviews of Parole Dates for Life Prisoners: The Faint Hope ClauseChapter 20: Life as a Lifer: Before and After Faint HopeChapter 21: Criminal Justice Responses to Drug CrimesChapter 22: Miscarriages of JusticeChapter 23: The Effects of Wrongful Conviction: Interview With a Criminal Justice VictimChapter 24: ?Why Say Sorry When You Didn?t Do It??: the Dilemma of the Wrongfully ConvictedChapter 25: Reducing the Use of Custody for Young Offenders: The Impact of the Youth Criminal Justice ActChapter 26: Consequences of Custody for Young PeopleChapter 27: Responding to Intimate Partner ViolenceChapter 28: Victims in the Justice SystemChapter 29: Restorative Justice