Collection Spotlight - June 11, 2018

Bequest Management for Charities in Canada - 2017

By M. Jasmine Sweatman

KN215 .S93 2017

This nationally focused guide to bequest management has been updated to include the changes in law since the previous 2003 edition, a new case study illustrating the principles explained in the text, as well as useful precedents and checklists. This book is designed for charities, not-for-profits, and their advisors.

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches

Prosecuting and Defending Sexual Offence Cases : a Practitioner’s Handbook - 2018

By Daniel Brown, Jill Witkin

KM544 .B76 2018

This handbook is designed to assist practitioners navigating the complexities of prosecuting and defending sexual offence cases. The authors – a criminal defence lawyer and a Crown prosecutor – explore case law, the Criminal Code, the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights¸ and other relevant procedural and evidentiary topics to help practitioners overcome a number of potential obstacles.

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

Understanding Police Traffic RADAR & LIDAR - 2018

By Les Langford

KN323 .L36 2018

Covering all makes and models of police RADAR and LIDAR, this revised 2018 text provides valuable information on the latest techniques used by law enforcement to enforce speed laws. The book is designed for police officers, lawyers, and the general public, and includes sections on how to prepare for court.

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches

Victimology : a Canadian Perspective2017

By Jo-Anne M. Wemmers

KM593 .W46 2017

This book offers a broad introduction to the subject of victimology. The author discusses topics such as the history of victimology, the impact of victimization, victims’ rights, compensation, and victim participation in the criminal justice system.

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches

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