The only full set of civil jury instructions in Canada
This publication is essential for: Canadian trial judges and litigators working with civil juries
Current to: February 18, 2020
Jury trials involve an immense amount of work, especially when it comes to researching and writing charges. With approximately 100 standard, plain language instructions on jury trial procedure, evidence, torts, defences, and damages, 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 trial
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Highlights of the 2020 Update include:
- BCSC on striking a jury notice
- BCCA on differences between no evidence and insufficient evidence motions
- SCC and BCCA on duty of care
- ONCA negligence cases
- BCCA and ABCA on apportionment
- BCSC on warnings for employee dismissal
- BCCA on causation evidence in mental distress claim in wrongful dismissal action
- ONCA on good-faith breach as independently actionable tort in wrongful dismissal action
- BCCA and ONCA on defamation
- lack of housekeeping capacity as a pecuniary loss
- BCCA on "medically justified and reasonable" test for future care
- effect of defendants settling where successive events claimed
- several charges revised to align more closely with jurisprudence, Supreme Court Civil Rules, BC Evidence Act
- ex turpi instructions and annotations revamped
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CLEBC Legal Editor
L. Joy Tataryn