Criminal Justice In Canada: A Reader: A Reader

Paperback | January 13, 2015

byJulian Roberts, Michelle Grossman

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Ranging from the 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. Engaging students in all aspects of Criminal Justice.

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Ranging from the 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...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9 × 5.94 × 0.75 inPublished:January 13, 2015Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:017655789X

ISBN - 13:9780176557898

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Part One: Introductory Readings Chapter 1: Criminal Justice in Canada: an overviewChapter 2: Criminal Justice and the Canadian Charter of Rights andFreedomsChapter 3: The Funhouse Mirror: Media Representations of Crimeand JusticePart Two: Voices of Actors in the Criminal Justice System Chapter 4: Scenes From the Life of a Police OfficerChapter 5: The Role of the ProsecutorChapter 6: The Role of a Defence CounselChapter 7: A Day in the Life of a JudgeChapter 8: The Probation Officer's ReportChapter 9: The Professional Life of a Federal Parole OfficerChapter 10: Release From Prison: a Life Prisoner's StoryPart Three: Current Issues in Criminal JusticeChapter 11: Community Policing in Canada: The Broad Blue LineChapter 12: Who's Policing the Police? Police Governance andOversight in OntarioChapter 13: The Decision to Detain or Release: The Nuts and Boltsof BailChapter 14: Plea BargainingChapter 15: Crime, Criminal Justice and Aboriginal CanadiansChapter 16: Criminal Justice Responses to People with MentalIllnessesChapter 17: Drugs and the Canadian Criminal Justice SystemChapter 18: Wrongful Convictions in Canada: Causes,Consequences, and ResponsesChapter 19: Innocent but Presumed Guilty: The WrongfulConviction of William Mullins-JohnsonChapter 20: Why Say Sorry When I Didn't Do It? Remorse and theDilemma of the Wrongfully ConvictedChapter 21: The Changing Nature of Youth Justice: Assessing theImpact of the Youth Criminal Justice ActChapter 22: Young People Doing Time: Consequences of Custody forYoung OffendersChapter 23: Responding to Intimate Partner ViolenceChapter 24: Crime Victims and the Justice SystemChapter 25: Criminal (In)justice: Responding to Corporate Crimein the WorkplaceChapter 26: Domestic Violence and Mandatory Criminal JusticeInterventions: Re-evaluating the Zero Tolerance ApproachChapter 27: Prisoner's Rights in CanadaChapter 28: Deaths in Custody