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ISBN: 0-86504-435-X
Pages: 1238
Price: $319.00

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Civil Jury Instructions

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The only full set of civil jury instructions in Canada

This publication is essential for:

Trial judges and litigators working with civil juries.

Current to: December 1, 2017

Jury trials involve an immense amount of work, especially when it comes to researching and writing jury instructions.  Here to assist is Civil Jury Instructions, an annual work product of members of the BCSC and the private Bar. With approximately 100 standard, plain language instructions on procedure and substantive matters such as evidence, torts, defences, and damages, enhanced by helpful information on all aspects of jury BC civil jury procedure, Civil Jury Instructions does the heavy lifting for you. User notes and annotations to the instructions alert you to the relevant legal authorities, provide warnings, and offer alternative language. Checklists, sample questions, and a user guide help you effectively prepare for your jury trial.

With this resource, you will be able to:

  • understand the specific evidence required to prove a particular action or defence
  • save time researching, drafting, and updating your collection of civil jury instructions
  • effectively prepare for a jury trial

Buy today and be prepared for your next jury trial!

Highlights of the 2018 update:

  • annotations updated with:

    • SCC and BCCA discussion of awarding damages for mental distress without a mental illness diagnosis

    • SCC discussion of establishing causation based on speculative expert evidence

    • BCCA discussion of satisfying the requirement of causal connection between plaintiff’s breach of standard of care and loss sustained where contributory negligence alleged

  • new annotations on sexual assault consent and mistake of age defences in cases of plaintiff children

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Print + Online Package $319 

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CLEBC Legal Editor
L. Joy Tataryn



Editorial Board Grant Ritchey
Editorial Board Rose A. Keith
Book Author The Honourable Mr. Justice J. Keith Bracken
Editorial Board Jan Fishman
Book Author The Honourable Mr. Justice J. Christopher Grauer
Book Author Pamela A. Murray
Editorial Board Michael J. Slater, QC
Book Author The Honourable Madam Justice Lisa A. Warren

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