Developments in Canadian criminal law

Date of this Version

January 1991

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Interim status: Citation only

Colvin, Eric (1991). Developments in Canadian criminal law. Criminal Law Journal Vol.15, Iss. 5, pp. 379-386.


This article focuses on recent decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada relating to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Issues discussed include mens rea for murder, burden of proof for insanity, unreasonable trial delay, and the right to silence.

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