Criminal Law – Youth

In this guide, you will find information and resources about criminal law as it pertains specifically to youth.

Texts

Case Law

For more information on finding cases see our research guide: Finding and researching cases.

E-Resources

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Alberta Court Judgments

A collection of the judgments of the Alberta Courts is available from CanLII. The official version of the reasons for judgment is the signed original or handwritten endorsement in the court file. If there is a question about the content of a judgment, the original court file takes precedence.

Case Digests

The Canadian Abridgment available on: Westlaw Canada

All Canadian Summaries, Canadian Case Summaries and Canada Digest are available on: LexisAdvance® Quicklaw®

Encyclopedias

Canadian Encyclopedic Digest

Canadian encyclopedic digest (C.E.D.) (Western)

Sections related to Criminal Law – Youth include:

  • Youth Criminal Justice. 

The CED provides discussion of these areas of law with annotations to legislation and case law.  Additional information may be found by searching the indexes or database using the keywords “impaired driving,”  “driving while impaired,” “breathalyzer,” “breath sample,” “blood sample,” etc.

Also available electronically through: Westlaw Canada

Halsbury's Laws of Canada

Halsbury’s laws of Canada is a multi-volume set includes coverage of Federal, Provincial & Territorial legislation. Also available electronically through: LexisAdvance® Quicklaw®

Titles related to Criminal Law – Youth include:

Additional information may be found under other topical headings.

Journals

E-Resources

  • LexisAdvance® Quicklaw®
  • Westlaw Canada – contains a collection of Canadian journals and law reviews, as well as all articles and case comments appearing in Carswell law reports.
  • HeinOnline – provides full-text access to Canadian and international law reviews and legal journals.

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