This book looks at law and risk in a variety of contexts and provides insight into how courts use and interpret risk and how the law allocates risk, as well as examining the regulation of risky activities. To demonstrate the linkages between law and risk, the essays tackle some difficult topics, including dangerous offenders, sex offender notification, drug courts, genetic research, pesticide use, child pornography, and tobacco advertising.
The Law Commission of Canada is an independent federal law reform agency that advises Parliament how to improve and modernize Canada's laws.
Contents Preface 1. On Proof and Probability: Introduction to "Law and Risk" / William Leiss and Steve E. Hrudey 2. Use of Risk Assessments by Canadian Judges in the Determination of Dangerous and Long-Term Offender Status, 1997-2002 / David MacAlister 3. Shifting the Burden of Proof: The Precautionary Principle and Its Potential for the "Democratization" of Risk / Dayna Nadine Scott 4. Legal Knowledges of Risk / Mariana Valverde, Ron Levi, and Dawn Moore 5. Evidentiary Principles with Respect to Judicial Review of Constitutionality: A Risk Management Perspective / Danielle Pinard 6. Integrating Values in Risk Analysis of Biomedical Research: The Case for Regulatory and Law Reform / Duff R. Waring and Trudo Lemmens Contributors Index
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