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Law and risk

Law and risk

Author: Commission du droit du Canada.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2008], ©2005.
Series: Legal dimensions series, 4
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Demonstrating the linkages between law and risk, these essays tackle some difficult topics, including dangerous offenders, sex offender notification, drug courts, genetic research, pesticide use,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Commission du droit du Canada.
OCLC Number: 757046738
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 10 nov. 2008).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ContentsPreface1. On Proof and Probability: Introduction to "Law andRisk" / William Leiss and Steve E. Hrudey2. Use of Risk Assessments by Canadian Judges in the Determinationof Dangerous and Long-Term Offender Status, 1997-2002 / DavidMacAlister3. Shifting the Burden of Proof: The Precautionary Principle and ItsPotential for the "Democratization" of Risk / DaynaNadine Scott4. Legal Knowledges of Risk / Mariana Valverde, Ron Levi, and DawnMoore 5. Evidentiary Principles with Respect to Judicial Review ofConstitutionality: A Risk Management Perspective / DaniellePinard6. Integrating Values in Risk Analysis of Biomedical Research: TheCase for Regulatory and Law Reform / Duff R. Waring and TrudoLemmensContributorsIndex
Series Title: Legal dimensions series, 4
Responsibility: edited by the Law Commission of Canada.


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This in-depth collection highlights the complexities and problems association with legislating and prosecuting offences based on risk ... This collection provides a very persuasive and analytical Read more...

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