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Criminal defence law resources

Books
Canadian
o   Allen, J., Defending provincial offence cases (Toronto: Carswell, 2005) 
o   Barrett & Shandle, Mental disorder in Canadian criminal law (Toronto: Carswell, looseleaf)
o   Bilinsky, D., Amicus Attorney in One Hour for Lawyers ([Canada]: American Bar Association, 2000) [amicus curiae]
o   Bloom & Butler, Defending Mentally Disordered Persons (Toronto: Carswell, 1995)
o   Bolton, P., Defending drug cases, 3rd ed. (Toronto: Thomson/Carswell, 2006)
o   Fuerst, M., Defending Sexual Offence Cases, 2nd ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2000)
o   Gold et al. Criminal offences and defences, 1st ed. (Markham: LexisNexis, 2007)
o   Gold, A., Defending drinking and driving cases (Toronto: Carswell, 2007)
o   Gover, B., The Criminal lawyers' Guide to Extraordinary Remedies (Aurora: Canada Law Book, 2000)
o   Halsbury’s laws of Canada, Criminal offences and defences (Markham: LexisNexis, 2006-)
o   Knoll, P., Criminal Law Defences (Scarborough: Carswell, 2005)
o   Schneider, Bloom & Heerema, Mental health courts: decriminalizing the mentally ill (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2007)
o   Scott, S., Defending Young Offender Cases (Toronto: Carswell, 1997)
o   The best defence (Toronto: Canadian Defence Lawyers, 2007)
o   Tollefson, Mental Disorder in Criminal Proceedings (Toronto: Carswell, 1993)
 
English
o   Bean, P, Madness and crime (Cullompton, Devon: Willan, 2008)
o   British Medical Association & Law Society, Assessment for Mental Capacity: Guidance for Doctors and Lawyers (London: BMJ Books, 2004)
o   Sangero, B., Self-defence in Criminal law (Oxford: Hart, 2006)
 
American
o   Ewing, C., Insanity: murder, madness, and the law (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008)
o   Fradella, H., Mental Illness and Criminal Defenses of Excuse in Contemporary American Law (Bethesda, Md.: Academica Press, 2007)
 
Other countries
o   A review of the excuse of accident: discussion paper (North Quay, Queensland: Queensland Law Reform Commission, 2008)
o   A review of the defence of provocation: discussion paper (Brisbane: Queensland Law Reform Commission, 2008)
 
Websites
British Columbia Review Board (The board that deals with persons found to be not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder or unfit to stand trial on account of mental disorder)
 
A Review of the Excuse of Accident: Discussion Paper (North Quay: Queensland Law Reform Commission, 2008).
 
If You Are Charged with a Crime
 
Representing Yourself in a Criminal Trial
 
What to Do If You Are Charged with a Drinking and Driving Offence
 
What to Do If You Are Charged with Assault
 
What to Do If You Are Charged with Mischief
 
What to Do If You Are Charged with Possession of an Illegal Drug
 
What to Do If You Are Charged with Possession of Property Under $5,000 Obtained by Crime
 
What to Do If You Are Charged with Theft Under $5,000