Criminal Law In Canada: Cases, Questions, And The Code

Paperback | March 26, 2014

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Criminal Law in Canada initiates students into the sophisticated, practical understanding of criminal law that they require to become successful criminal justice system practitioners. Criminal Law in Canada uses an integrated case-oriented approach to draw appeal to students. Students are encouraged to study not only the general principles of criminal law, but also the specific details of decided cases. By combining the study of general principles with a close analysis of specific cases, students learn to apply the principles of criminal law to concrete, factual situations that they will face.

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Criminal Law in Canada initiates students into the sophisticated, practical understanding of criminal law that they require to become successful criminal justice system practitioners. Criminal Law in Canada uses an integrated case-oriented approach to draw appeal to students. Students are encouraged to study not only the general princi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.56 inPublished:March 26, 2014Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176529527

ISBN - 13:9780176529529

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Chapter 1: Introduction to Canadian Criminal LawChapter 2: The Actus Reus Elements of a Criminal OffenceChapter 3: Causation in the Criminal LawChapter 4: The Mental Element in the Criminal Law: Subjective LiabilityChapter 5: The Mental Element in the Criminal Law: Objective LiabilityChapter 6: The Special Case of Regulatory Offences: Strict and Absolute Liability in CanadaChapter 7: Modes of Participation in Crime and Inchoate OffencesChapter 8: Mental Impairment and Criminal Responsibility: The Defences of "Not Criminally Responsible on Account of Mental Disorder" (NCRMD) and AutomatismChapter 9: Mistake of Fact, Consent, and Mistake of Law as Defences to a Criminal ChargeChapter 10: Provocation and Intoxication: Partial Defences to a Criminal ChargeChapter 11: Necessity and Duress: Two Excuses Recognized by the Courts as Defences to a Criminal ChargeChapter 12: Self-Defence and Defence of Property