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Book Spotlight - May 2020

Posted by Peel Law Association on 1 May 2020
Continue to watch this space for promotions highlighting one of the books recently added to the PLA Library collection, as well as old favourites we think may be of interest to our PLA Library users.

Today's spotlight is on the book, The Six-Minute Criminal Court Judge, 2020 by Law Society of Ontario.

Published: January 25, 2020 by Law Society of Ontario

This resource can currently be accessed online from the Law Society of Ontario on AccessCLE here.


Tab 1: The Calnen Solution / The Honourable David Watt.

Tab 2: When is there a Basis to Challenge for Cause? / The Honourable Michelle Fuerst.

Tab 3: The Jury Address What Works and What Doesn't / The Honourable John McMahon.

Tab 4: Issues in Jury Selection and Management: A Practitioner's Guide / The Honourable Steven Coroza, Colin Wood.

Tab 5: Preparing to Litigate Search Warrants in 6 Minutes / The Honourable Michal Fairburn.

Tab 6: Challenging Expert Evidence for Bias / The Honourable Andras Schreck.

Tab 7: Best Practices for Case Management / The Honourable Michael Code.

Tab 8: Victim Impact Statements: The Impact of Amendments to the Criminal Code after the Enactment of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights / The Honourable Rita Maxwell.

Tab 9: Effective Preparation for Pre-Trial Conferences / The Honourable Nancy Dawson.

Tab 10: Practical Considerations in Making Concessions at Trial / The Honourable Mara Greene.

Tab 11: Sentencing and the Absconding Offender / The Honourable Iona Jaffe.

Tab 12: § 276 CCC / Darrach Application Checklist and Decision Tree / The Honourable Andrea Tuck-Jackson.

Tab 13: Leaney Applications: Identification Evidence: Recognition / The Honourable Nancy Kastner.

Tab 14: The Production and Admission of Complainants' Records Under the Criminal Code / The Honourable Gregory Ellies, Manon Arbour and Nicole Daniel.

Tab 15: Tips on Appellate and Oral Advocacy / The Honourable Nancy Dennison.

Tab 16: Self Defence / The Honourable Jennifer Woollcombe.

Tab 17: Section 24(2) - Can R. v. Omar, 2019 SCC 32 be reconciled with R. v. Le, 2019 SCC 34? / The Honourable James Stribopoulos.

Tab 18: Summary of R. v. R.V., 2019 ONCA 664 / The Honourable Gladys Pardu, Victorica Wicks.

Tab 19: Recent Charter Cases Dealing with Impaired Driving / The Honourable Amit Ghosh.

Tab 20: Professionalism In and Out of Court / The Honourable Philip Downes.

Tab 21: LawPRO Criminal Claims Fact Sheet.


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