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Friedland, Martin L.

Overview
Works: 76 works in 332 publications in 2 languages and 12,570 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  History  Case studies  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other
Classifications: K258, 340.1
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Most widely held works about Martin L Friedland
 
Most widely held works by Martin L Friedland
Cases and materials on criminal law and procedure by M. L Friedland( Book )

35 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of old man Rice : a true story of criminal justice in America by Martin L Friedland( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sensational trials like those of Homolka-Bernardo and O.J. Simpson are not unique to the age of television. Even more dramatic was one that occurred in 1900, described at the time as `one of the most remarkable trials in all history.'When William Marsh Rice, founder of Rice University, was found dead in his New York City quarters, suspicion immediately fell on a young lawyer, Albert Patrick. Apparently Rice had been murdered by chloroform poisoning and his will had been forged to give Patrick his vast estate. Patrick was immediately arrested and tried for first-degree murder, a crime then punishable by electrocution.In fact, the case was not quite so straightforward. Martin Friedland skilfully recounts the trial and the events leading up to it, the various appeals, and the eventual outcome. He sheds new light - and casts doubt - on a seemingly ironclad case.The Death of Old Man Rice is more than a gripping tale of murder and intrigue. Its elements resonate today: the influence of the popular press, the purchase of expert witnesses, the problems of multiple appeals, the inadequacy of penal institutions, the issue of the death penalty, and the advantage of wealth. Friedland combines a high suspense tale with scholarship in his trademark `who done it' style.Over sixty photographs and illustrations, including many courtroom drawings and examples of evidence, capture the circumstances of the trial and the mood of New York City at the turn of the century. The Death of Old Man Rice is a murder mystery and murder history, a glimpse into the world of forensic science, and that rare book that can engage any reader
Double jeopardy by Martin L Friedland( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rough justice : essays on crime in literature by Rough justice( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courts and trials : a multidisciplinary approach( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detention before trial : a study of criminal cases tried in the Toronto Magistrates' Courts by Martin L Friedland( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanctions and rewards in the legal system : a multidisciplinary approach by Martin L Friedland( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten distinguished experts look at the important subject of sanctions and rewards in the legal system from the perspective of their individual disciplines. Among the issues they consider are society's selection of legal and other techniques to encourage obedience to the law, the relative effectiveness of rewards and sanctions, the usefulness of the present tort system in deterring undesirable conduct, and the question of whether we are aiming our sanctions at the right persons. These are crucial questions - so fundamental that they are often passed over by scholars, not to mention by lawmakers, as too difficult to answer. This collection of essays helps us understand some of the dimensions of these questions by seeing how various disciplines have dealt with them. A developmental psychologist examines the contribution her discipline can make to the topic. A historian explores the origins of the present penal system. An anthropologist places sanctions and rewards in the context of past and present societies. An economist measures the potential effectiveness of deterence. Other experts in law, political science, organizational behaviour, and sociology offer unique perspectives. This book is the first stage in a program on sanctions and rewards in the legal system sponsored by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and part of the Institute's wider program on law and society
The trials of Israel Lipski by Martin L Friedland( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Tuesday morning, June 28, 1887, Miriam Angel, six months pregnant, was found murdered in her bedroom in the East End of London. Israel Lipski, a twenty-two year old Polish immigrant, was charged with her murder, thus initiating one of the greatest legal mysteries of all time
A place apart : judicial independence and accountability in Canada by Martin L Friedland( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case of Valentine Shortis : a true story of crime and politics in Canada by Martin L Friedland( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Friedland has vividly reconstructed one of the most dramatic criminal cases in Canada's history
A century of criminal justice : perspectives on the development of Canadian law by Martin L Friedland( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The University of Toronto : a history by Martin L Friedland( Book )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The University of Toronto is Canada's leading university and one of Canada's most important cultural and scientific institutions. In this history of the University from its origin as King's College in 1827 to the present, Martin Friedland brings personalities, events, and changing visions and ideas into a remarkable synthesis. His scholarly yet highly readable account presents colourful presidents, professors, and students, notable intellectual figures from Daniel Wilson to Northrop Frye and Marshall McLuhan, and dramatic turning points such as the admission of women in the 1880s, the University College fire of 1890, the discovery of insulin, involvement in the two world wars, the student protests of the 1960s, and the successful renewal of the 1980s and 1990s." "The first full treatment of the subject in seventy-five years, The University of Toronto: A History is published to coincide with the University's 175th anniversary. Anyone who attended the University of Toronto or who is interested in the growth of Canada's intellectual heritage will enjoy this authoritative and engaging work."--Jacket
Securing compliance : seven case studies by Martin L Friedland( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each interdisciplinary study attempts to give us a better understanding of why people comply with the law and what techniques may prove most effective in achieving that goal
Access to the law : a study conducted for the Law Reform Commission of Canada by Martin L Friedland( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Controlling misconduct in the military : a study by Martin L Friedland( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This study examines a wide range of techniques available to control misconduct in the military, with particular emphasis on events in Somalia. The techniques employed are looked at from an historical and comparative perspective and range from rewards and administrative sanctions to the use of military police and military justice. The author recommends a number of changes including that military police have greater independence in pursuing investigations, providing additional safeguards for persons proceeded against in military tribunals, and establishing greater civilian oversight of military misconduct."--Jacket
Regulating traffic safety by Martin L Friedland( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traffic accidents are responsible for the greatest number of deaths each year for many age groups. At present, authorities rely heavily on policing and prosecutions to control accidents. The authors of this work examine the effectiveness of these and other techniques, and suggest alternatives that may provide better results. They particularly favour an epidemilogical approach that takes driver conduct as a given and looks for other ways to control the frequency and severity of accidents. They examine the use of rewards to encourage good driving and the use of licensing to control the exposure of high-risk drivers. The deterrent effect of civil liability and the question of no-fault insurance are also considered, as are various methods used to control drinking and driving. The authors conclude by asking for greater evaluation of the interventions used. Traffic safety research, they argue, has barely begun to confront the central policy issue: how can society get the greatest payoff from the marginal dollar spent to prevent accidents?
Criminal law and procedure : cases and materials by Martin L Friedland( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

University of Toronto : an architectural tour by Larry Richards( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes for the University of Toronto : a history by Martin L Friedland( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My life in crime and other academic adventures by Martin L Friedland( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since his call to the Bar in 1960, Martin L. Friedland has been involved in a number of important public policy issues, including bail, legal aid, gun control, securities regulation, access to the law, judicial independence and accountability, and national security. My Life in Crime and other Academic Adventures offers a first-hand account of the development of these areas of law from the perspective of a man who was heavily involved in their formation and implementation. It is also the story of a distinguished academic, author, and former dean of law at the University of Toronto. Moving beyond the boundaries of conventional memoir, Friedland offers an extended meditation on public policy issues and significant events in the field of law, discussing their historical impact and predicting the course of their future development. Given his personal experience, there is no other person more suited to discuss these hugely important issues. Friedland puts the law and legal institutions into a wider context, looking at the role of personalities, politics, and pressure groups in the establishment of laws that continue to have tremendous importance for Canadians. My Life in Crime and other Academic Adventures reflects upon a life devoted to education, scholarship, and the law, and is an insider account of public policy issues that have come to shape life in this country in the twentieth century and beyond."--Pub. desc
 
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The death of old man Rice : a true story of criminal justice in America
Alternative Names
Friedland, M. L.

Friedland, M.L. 1932-...

Friedland, M. L. (Martin L.)

Friedland, M. L. (Martin Lawrence), 1932-

Friedland, Martin

Friedland, Martin 1932-

Friedland, Martin L.

Friedland, Martin L. 1932-

Friedland, Martin L. (Martin Lawrence), 1932-

Friedland, Martin Lawrence

Friedland, Martin Lawrence 1932-

Lawrence Friedland, Martin 1932-

Martin Friedland abogado canadiense

Martin Friedland Canadees advocaat

Martin Friedland Canadian lawyer

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Martin Friedland kanadischer Jurist und Schriftsteller

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Languages
English (217)

Hebrew (2)

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The case of Valentine Shortis : a true story of crime and politics in CanadaThe University of Toronto : a historyUniversity of Toronto : an architectural tourMy life in crime and other academic adventures