Detailed table of contents

Author:Steve Coughlan
Profession:Professor of Law. Dalhousie University
Pages:vii-xiii
 
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FOREWORD xv

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION xvii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS xviii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS FOR THE SECOND EDITION xx

CHAPTER 1:

INTRODUCTION 1

Further Readings 7

CHAPTER 2:

SOURCES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE 8

  1. Sources of Police Power 8

    1) Constitution 9

    2) Statute 11

    3) Common Law 14

    a) Historical Common Law Powers 14

    b) New Common Law Powers—the “Ancillary Powers” Doctrine 17

    c) “Default” Common Law Powers 20

    4) Consent 22

  2. Sources of Pre-trial and Trial Procedure 24

    1) Constitution 24

    a) Division of Powers 24

    b) The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms 27

    2) Statute 28

    3) Common Law 30

    4) Rules of Court 31

    5) Judicial Independence 32

    Further Readings 32

    CHAPTER 3 :

    ELEMENTS OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE 34

  3. Classification of Offences and Mode of Trial 34

    1) Introduction 34

    2) Types of Offences 36

    3) Mode of Trial 40

  4. Jurisdiction 42

    1) Jurisdiction to Prosecute 42

    a) Public Prosecutions 43

    b) Private Prosecutions 46

    2) Territorial Jurisdiction 48

    3) Jurisdiction over the Accused 53

    4) Jurisdiction in Time 54

    5) Jurisdiction under the Charter 57

  5. Statutory Overview of Procedure from Charging Decision to Trial 58

    Further Readings 62

    CHAPTER 4:

    SEARCH AND SEIZURE 63

  6. Introduction 63

  7. What Is a “Search”? 66

  8. Searches with a Warrant 68

    1) Searching Places: Section 487 69

    2) Search of the Person: DNA Warrants 76

    3) Other Statutory Search Warrant Provisions 81

    4) Reviewing Warrants 83

  9. Searches Without a Warrant 87

    1) Reasonable Expectation of Privacy 87

    2) Are the Collins Criteria Met? 103

    a) Is the Warrantless Search Authorized by Law? 104

    i) Authorization by Statute 105

    ii) Authorization by Common Law 107

    iii) Authorization by Consent 117

    b) Is the Law Itself Reasonable? 120

    c) Is the Manner in Which the Search Is Carried Out Reasonable? 121

  10. Variations on the Hunter v. Southam Standard 124

    1) Administrative or Regulatory Searches 124

    2) Searches of Media Offices 127

    Further Readings 128

    CHAPTER 5:

    OTHER INVESTIGATIVE POWERS 131

  11. Introduction 131

  12. General Warrants: Section 487.01 132

  13. Powers of Detention 141

    1) Definition of Detention 141

    2) Common Law Powers of Detention 146

    a) Introduction 146

    b) Investigative Detention 149

    c) Police Roadblocks 155

  14. The Ability to Break the Law: Section 25.1 157

    Further Readings 161

    CHAPTER 6:

    COMPELLING APPEARANCE AND JUDICIAL INTERIM RELEASE 164

  15. Introduction 164

  16. Laying Charges 165

  17. Compelling Appearance 169

    1) Compelling Appearance Pre-charge 170

    2) Compelling Appearance Post-charge 175

  18. Judicial...

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