Collection Spotlight - August 2019

Mediation: A Comprehensive Guide to Effective Client Advocacy

By Martha E. Simmons

KN385.4 .S566 2016

Mediation is an essential reference tool for legal professionals navigating the mediation process. Chock full of handy checklists, example documents, flowcharts, tips, and expert analysis, this book will help lawyers better serve their clients in out-of-court dispute resolutions.

Available at the New Westminster, Vancouver and Victoria branches

A Practical Guide to Smart Contracts and Blockchain Law

By Aaron Grinhaus

KN303.4 .G75 2019

Written in an accessible manner, this guide offers a practical introduction to the legal landscape of Blockchain technology and smart contracts. This book covers topics such as, securities issues, taxation, proceeds of crime and anti-money laundering issues, intellectual property concerns, cryptocurrency for fundraising and social causes, security and cryptographic asset wallets, insolvency law, and risks for lawyers practicing in the Blockchain space.

Available at the Nanaimo, Vancouver and Victoria branches

Prosecuting and Defending Drug Cases: A Practitioner’s Handbook

By Nathan Gorham, Jeremy Streeter, Breana Vandebeek

KM565 .N3 G67 2019

This practical guide discusses how different types of drug offences are handled in different jurisdictions across Canada. The book examines topics such as bail, disclosure issues, the Charter, issues of proof, possession, trafficking, importing and production offences, sentencing, and contains practice-oriented coverage of the Cannabis Act.

Available at the Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, New Westminster, Prince George, Vancouver and Victoria branches


Notable New Editions
Estoppel – 2nd Ed. 2019

By Bruce MacDougall

KN390.7 .M32 2019

Available at the Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria branches

Prosecuting and Defending Youth Criminal Justice Cases – 2nd Ed. 2019

By Brock Jones, Emma Rhodes, Mary Birdsell

KM590 .J66 2019

Available at the Kamloops, Kelowna, New Westminster, Vancouver and Victoria branches

Workplace Health and Safety Crimes – 4th Ed. 2019

By Norman Keith

KN198.1 .K44 2019

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches


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