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Criminal Law

Core Texts (listed alphabetically)

  • Manning, Morris & Sankoff, Peter. Manning, Mewett & Sankoff: Criminal Law, 5th ed. Markham, ON: LexisNexis, 2015.
    • KE8809 .M48 2015 Course Reserves
    • Also available to U of T users online on Quicklaw Advance.
  • Roach, Kent. Criminal Law, 7th ed. Toronto: Irwin Law, 2018.
    • KE8809 .R62 2018 Course Reserves
    • Also available online for U of T users
  • Stuart, Don. Canadian Criminal Law: A Treatise, 7th ed. Toronto, ON: Carswell, 2014.
    • KE8809 .S78 2014

Annotated Criminal Codes (listed alphabetically)

Annotated Criminal Codes provide section-by-section commentary and case digests (summaries). The commentary explains how the section has been interpreted and applied by courts.

  • Crankshaw's Criminal Code of Canada (contains legislative histories of sections as well as case digests)
    • the current edition of this resource is available online only, via Westlaw
  • (Gold) The Practitioner's Criminal Code
    • KE8809.2 .G65 (latest year on STL,  pevious years in basement Stacks)
  • Martin's Annual Criminal Code
    • KE8804.5 .C519 M37 (latest year on STL,  pevious years in basement Stacks)
  • Tremeear's Annotated Criminal Code
    • KE8804.5 .C519 T74 (latest year on STL,  pevious years in basement Stacks)
      •  Also available online in Westlaw

Casebooks (listed alphabetically)

  • Roach, Kent, et al. Criminal Law and Procedure: Cases and Materials, 11th ed. Toronto: Emond Montgomery, 2015.
    • KE8809 .R63 2015 Course Reserves
  • Stuart, Don, Delisle, Ronald & Quigley, Tim. Learning Canadian Criminal Procedure, 12th ed. Toronto: Carswell, 2016.
    • KE9260 .D43 2016 Course Reserves

Other Useful Texts (listed alphabetically)

  • Bala, Nicholas & Anand, Sanjeev. Youth Criminal Justice Law, 3rd ed. Toronto: Irwin Law, 2012.
    • KE9445 .B35 2012 Course Reserves
    • U of T users can access it online
  • Dubber, Markus D. Criminal law : Model Penal Code, New York: Foundation Press, 2002.
    • KF9219 .D83 2002 STL
  • Dubber, Markus D. An Introduction to the Model Penal Code, 2nd ed. New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
    • U of T users can access it online
  • Ewaschuk, E.G., Criminal Pleadings & Practice in Canada, 2nd ed. Aurora, Ont.: Canada Law Book, 1987–
    • KE9286 .A6 E92 Course Reserves v. 1-5 [looseleaf]
    • Also available to the Faculty of Law on Criminal Source on WestlawNext Canada
  • Harris, Peter J. Youth Criminal Justice Act Manual. Aurora, Ont.: Canada Law Book, 2003–
    • KE9445 .A323 C365 Course Reserves v. 1-2 [looseleaf]
    • Also available to the Faculty of Law on Criminal Source on WestlawNext Canada
  • Penney, Steven, Rondinelli, Enzo, Stribopoulos, James. Criminal Procedure in Canada, 2nd ed. Markham, Ont. : LexisNexis, 2018.
    • KE9260 .P45 2018 Course Reserves
  • Salhany, Roger E. The Practical Guide to Evidence in Criminal Cases, 8th ed. Toronto: Carswell, 2013.
    • KE9312 .S24 2013 Course Reserves
  • Saunders, R.P. & Bromwich, R, eds. Criminal Law in Canada: An Introduction to the Theoretical, Social and Legal Contexts, 5th ed. Scarborough, Ont.: Carswell, 2016.
    • KE8808.2 .I58 2016 LAW
  • Stuart, Don. Charter Justice in Canadian Criminal Law, 7th ed. Toronto: Carswell, 2018.
    • KE9304 .S78 2018 Course Reserves
  • Tanovich, David M., et al. Jury Selection in Criminal Trials: Skills, Science and the Law. Toronto: Irwin Law, 1997.
    • KE9348 .T36 1997 Stacks
    • Also available online for U of T users.


Items designated as Course Reserves are located in the short-term loan collection at the circulation desk.