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Book Spotlight - November 2019

Posted by Peel Law Association on 4 November 2019

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, Prosecuting and Defending Offences Against Children: A Practitioner's Handbook by Lisa Joyal, et al. This text is a popular title in the PLA Library Collection and is available for borrowing by current PLA Members in good standing.

 

Published: January 2019 by Emond

Children have a unique status when participating in the criminal justice system. In order to clarify the issues and challenges that arise in these specific circumstances, Prosecuting and Defending Offences Against Children: A Practitioner's Handbook breaks down the numerous factors and considerations that legal professionals should be aware of when working on cases where children have been victims of crime. Read more.
 

From the Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Preparing the Child Witness
Chapter 2: The Evidence of Children
Chapter 3: Testimonial Aids
Chapter 4: Sexual Offences Against Children
Chapter 5: Internet Child Exploitation Offences
Chapter 6: The Physical Abuse of Children
Chapter 7: Child Neglect
Chapter 8: Child Homicide and Offences Related to Childbirth
Chapter 9: Other Offences Against Children
Chapter 10: Trial Considerations
Chapter 11: Sentencing
 

This item is available for signout from the PLA Library to PLA Members only. You may borrow this item for one week (seven days). Non PLA members are welcome to use this item in the PLA Library, but signout and borrowing privileges are limited to current PLA Members in good standing.

For a full listing of all of the new items added to the PLA Library Collection, please watch for your next issue of Peel Briefs (for PLA Members Only).


Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the links for the Membership Form and Fees, and a full list of PLA Membership Benefits. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you. It only takes moments to join, and the PLA Library Staff can process memberships on the spot. Once payment is received, you can take advantage of all your PLA Membership Benefits, including discounts on CPD programs and social events.

As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and LPP candidates.

 

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