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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Manning Mewett & Sankoff: Criminal Law 5th ed isbn 9780433475613

Manning, Mewett & Sankoff on Criminal Law 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780433454328
New Edition ISBN: 9780433475613
Previous Edition ISBN: 0409903752
Published: July 2009
Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Country of Publication: Canada
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

A thoroughly revised edition of Canada’s premier treatise on criminal law. Written by defence counsel Morris Manning, Q.C. and Professor Peter Sankoff, Manning, Mewett & Sankoff on Criminal Law, 4th ed authoritatively articulates the governing principles of criminal law, and features a clear and comprehensive analysis of every offense in the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

This edition has already been cited by the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Dudley, [2009] S.C.J. No. 58 at para. 18, just as previous editions had been repeatedly cited by the Supreme Court and by every provincial Court of Appeal.

This book facilitates efficient and focused legal research and provides a foundation upon which to build cogent legal arguments and is an essential resource for defence counsel, the Crown and the judiciary, as well as an indispensable guide for academics and students.

New in This Edition

  • Coverage of recently amended crimes, including Internet luring, terrorist offences, firearms and weapons offences, human trafficking, hostage taking, and proceeds of crime
  • Revised definitions of terms such as “care and control,” “sexual assault,” “fraudulent act,” and “consent”
  • Evolving development of defences premised on the concept of moral involuntariness
  • Brand-new coverage of the expansion of corporate liability
  • Commentary on the increased prevalence of negligence-based crimes
  • Expanded discussion of party liability, criminal organizations, and gang activity
  • Substantially expanded footnotes to include references to articles, texts and cases