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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
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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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