Collection Spotlight - November 2019

Common Canadian Criminal Code Offences and Procedures 2018-2019

By Henry Waldock

KM520.W35 2018-2019

This compilation brings together key chapters from the practice manuals, Canadian Criminal Code Offences and Criminal Law, Practice and Procedure. The selected chapters highlight essential information on commonly charged criminal offences to assist beginning criminal law practitioners.

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

Criminal Trial Rules in Provincial Courts in Canada

By Rick Libman

KM570.L52 2020-2021

This fully annotated text guides readers through the applicable rules, regulations and practice directives of each province’s provincial court and is intended for the judiciary, criminal lawyers and anyone with a keen interest in criminal trials in provincial court.

Available at the New Westminster, Prince George, Vancouver, and Victoria branches.

LGBTQ2+ Law: Practice Issues and Analysis

Edited by Joanna Radbord

KM208.H6 R33 2019

This text offers a practical exploration of the impact of sexual orientation and gender identity on a variety of legal issues in Canada. The book provides a brief introduction to the history of Queer rights in Canada before diving into topics such as, LGBTQ2+ cultural competency, family law topics, conflicts of law, estate planning issues, immigration, children and youth legal issues, criminal law, and public health.

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

A Practitioner’s Guide to Multi-Jurisdictional Procurement Contracts

By Darina Bashilova Ouimet

KM236.5.O95 2019

This practical guide to cross-border procurement contract drafting takes readers through the multi-step process of starting a procurement relationship, pre-contractual negotiations, setting up the contractual framework, completing the transaction, and amending documents. The book provides templates that can be customized for different jurisdictions and demonstrates how to effectively draft procurement contracts in England, the United States, and Canada’s bijural system.

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches.

Notable New Editions

Labour Arbitration in Canada – 3rd Edition, 2018

By Morton Mitchnick, Brian Etherington

KN196.2.M572 2018

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches.