In this guide, you will find information, resources and links about Criminal Procedure. This includes some of the following subjects:
- Search & Seizure
- Apprehension, Bail and Compelling Appearance
- Pre-trial and Trial Procedure
- Extraordinary Remedies
- Anatomy of Criminal Procedure: a Visual Guide to the Law by Stephen Coughlan & Alex Gorlewski. Table of Contents. Also available as an e-text.
- Annual review of criminal law. Table of Contents
- Canadian Criminal Procedure, 6th ed. by Roger E. Salhany Table of Contents
- Criminal Appeals: a practitioner’s handbook by Mark Halfyard, Michael Dineen and Jonathan Dawe. Table of Contents. Also available as an e-text.
- Criminal Law, 8th ed. by Kent Roach Table of Contents. This text is also available as an e-text.
- Criminal Law and Procedure: Cases and Materials, 12 ed. by Ken Roach, Benjamin Berger, Emma Cunliffe et al. Table of Contents
- Criminal Pleadings and Practice in Canada, 3rd ed. by Eugene G. Ewaschuk Table of Contents
- Criminal Practice Manual: a Practical Guide to Handling Criminal Cases by Christopher Bentley Table of Contents
- Criminal Procedure, 4th ed. by Stephen Coughlan Table of Contents This text is also available as an e-text.
- Criminal Procedure in Canada, 3rd ed. by Steven Penney, Vincenzo Rondinelli, James Stribopoulos Table of Contents
- Criminal Trial Rules in Provincial Courts in Canada, Fully Annotated by Rick Libman Table of Contents
- Criminal Procedure in Canada, 2nd ed. by Tim Quigley Table of Contents
- Learning Canadian Criminal procedure, 14th ed. by Don Stuart, Tim Quigley Table of Contents
- Mack’s Criminal Law Trial Book by Dallas Mack, Miriam Fahim Table of Contents
Last revised Feb. 9, 2023
Forms and Precedents
For more information on finding cases see our research guide: Finding and Researching Cases.
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.
- Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice
- Criminal Law Quarterly [electronic resource]
- For the Defence Criminal Lawyers’ Association Newsletter
- Index to Canadian Legal Literature (ICLL) available electronically on Westlaw Canada and Lexis Advance® Quicklaw®
- Current index to Legal Periodicals – Available electronically on HeinOnline
Additional full-text articles are available electronically through:
Canadian Encyclopedic Digest
Available electronically through: Westlaw Canada
Halsbury's Laws of Canada
- Halsbury’s laws of Canada This multi-volume set includes coverage of Federal, Provincial & Territorial legislation. Also available electronically through: Lexis Advance® Quicklaw®
This encyclopedia explains the procedural rules that support the implementation and enforcement of criminal law, allowing you to quickly locate, contextualize and apply the basic elements of the law. Titles related to Criminal Procedure include:
Additional information may be found under other topical headings.
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