New Books in the Library, Part 2

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By Sarah Roussel-Lewis

gendersexGender, Sex and the Law in Canada

“Does the law reflect the evolving roles of men and women, or does it help to shape them? Gender, Sex and the Law in Canada brings together a group of prominent legal and social thinkers from across Canada in an attempt to provoke and start a dialogue.”



goingitaloneGoing It Alone: A Start up Guide for the Sole Practitioner

“The Second Edition of Going It Alone: A Start up Guide for the Sole Practitioner reflects the new realities of today’s law practice. The book deals with new, more stringent legal considerations, rapidly evolving technology, and includes resources for lawyers struggling with the stresses of the profession.”



handbookformunHandbook for Municipal Councillors

“This book is designed to provide municipal councillors and lawyers with a comprehensive and easy-to-use reference on the roles and responsibilities of municipal councillors.”




hutchisonsHutchisons Search Warrant Manual

“Topics covered in this guide to the legal and practical issues associated with the judicial pre-authorization of investigative techniques include the organizing principles of search and seizure in Canada, the nature of judicial preauthorization, warrant authorizing provisions, identifying the things to be searched for and seized, identifying the location to be searched, offences under investigation, computers and search warrants and specialized warrant provisions. It includes coverage of general drafting approaches and specific procedural issues.”


introtoforensicIntroduction to Forensic Writing

“Introduction to Forensic Writing is a guidebook to help navigate the writing process for all forms of documents and records that may ultimately end up in court. This book analyzes the best practices for the creation and management of written reports, documentary evidence, correspondence, crime scene notes and reports.”



investigatorslegalThe Investigator’s Legal Handbook

“The Investigator’s Legal Handbook, Second Edition is a comprehensive yet easy-to-understand guide to the law, both pre- and post-charge, for all those involved in Canadian law enforcement. The book is full of easy-to-find, concrete, and practical answers to the legal problems faced every day by criminal and regulatory investigators, but still maintains a level of detail that qualifies it as a one-stop reference source.”


lawofclassThe Law of Class Actions in Canada

“Class actions are increasingly playing a significant role in providing access to justice to people who have experienced a common wrong. The volume of class actions jurisprudence in Canada has increased exponentially in recent years. Containing insights from two of the foremost Canadian class action jurists and a leading academic in the field, this text offers a comprehensive review of the ever-expanding law of class actions from trial and appellate courts across Canada.”


lawoffraudThe Law of Fraud and the Forensic Investigator

“This book gives lawyers, accountants, internal auditors, and other investigators both an in-depth analysis of fraud, as well as the latest tools, techniques, and methods of handling internal or external fraud engagement. It will provide guidance in terms of documenting fraud, preparing evidence, conducting a fraud investigation, and acting as an expert consultant or expert witness in any eventual litigation or proceedings.”



Source: Thomson Reuters Carswell

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