The author is a retired justice of the Superior Court of Ontario. A former barrister and Queen’s Counsel, he has been a lecturer to judges, lawyers, law students, administrative boards and police officers. He is the author of seven books on criminal procedure, handbook for trial judges, criminal evidence, cross-examination, the Origin of Charter rights and police investigations. His text on Canadian Criminal Procedure has been continuously published and updated annually since 1968.
British and Canadian Criminal Procedure - A Short History
The author traces the history and development of criminal procedure in England from 1000 just before the Norman Conquest until the end of the 19th century and how it influenced criminal trial procedure in Canada....