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The criminal law in Canadian society

The criminal law in Canadian society

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Published by Government of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal law -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLe droit pénal dans la société canadienne : faits saillants.
    StatementGovernment of Canada.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27, 27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15113460M
    ISBN 100662519701

      sing: criminal law. The Canadian Journal of Law and Society (CJLS) is a bilingual periodical publishing innovative research in the broad field of law and society scholarship. Rooted in the distinctive Canadian Law and Society movement, CJLS features international scholarship concerning the intersection of law and sociology, cultural studies, literature, political science, criminology, history, human rights.

    Barry Wright is a professor in the Department of Law at Carleton University. His teaching interests are the history of criminal law and its administration, comparative colonial legal history, constitutional law and legal, social and political theory. Since joining Carleton in , he has been a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. The book is written by Canadian authors, and references Canadian law, but the ethics apply equally to American policing.

    The book offers one of the most thorough studies of the operation of the pre-reform criminal justice regime in British North America. R. Blake Brown, Law and History Review, This well-researched and very readable book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of pre-Confederation Ontario.   This category contains pages that are part of the Canadian Criminal Law book. If a page of the book isn't showing here, please add text {{BookCat}} to the end of the page concerned. You can view a list of all subpages under the book main page (not including the book main page itself), regardless of whether they're categorized, here. This book is a companion book to Canadian Criminal .


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