Canadian Criminal Justice: a Primer

Curt T. Griffiths
(Simon Fraser University)
Published by Nelson Education Ltd.
Sixth Edition © 2019

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Canadian Criminal Justice: A Primer provides a succinct yet thorough introduction to the dynamic and complex Canadian criminal justice system for students without significant prior exposure to the field. In brief chapters, the text presents a current, accessible overview of the distinct parts of the criminal justice system as they are evolving in response to the technological and societal changes of the 21st century. The sixth edition includes updated theories, cases, and examples. These additions serve to enhance this market-leading text, helping to create a highly engaged community of learners who come to class prepared and eager to discuss the issues presented in the text.