New books in the Great Library – Criminal Titles

We recently ordered a number of new books to add to our collection. All titles are linked to the publisher’s record which includes a summary of the content. You can search the Great Library Catalogue to see if the book is available.

Criminal Law

Impaired Driving in Canada, 4th ed.

The Law of Search and Seizure in Canada, 9th ed.

Sentencing, 9th ed.

Examination of Witnesses in Criminal Cases, 7th ed.

Although new items are placed in our reserve collection, they are still available for borrowing for a 48 hour period.

ONCA on Succession and Family Law

The Ontario Court of Appeal released a decision on how to apply the Succession Law Reform Act where  a husband had been ordered to purchase life insurance to cover his obligations for support. The husband remarried, and changed the beneficiaries of the account to include the second wife and children and of the second marriage. After his death, Wife 1 and Wife 2 claimed entitlement to the insurance proceeds.

Decision: Dagg v. Cameron Estate 2017 ONCA 366

Commentary: From The Lawyer’s Daily: Appeal Decision Shines Light