Expert Evidence

Product Type: Course Materials - Print
ISBN: 978-1-55258-860-4
Pages: 52
Price: $95.00

This book is essential for: junior civil and criminal litigation counsel in the first 3 years of call; experienced counsel who seek a comprehensive refresher on expert evidence will also find this book beneficial.

Current to: October 2013

Course Description
Master the strategies and tactics for handling experts and their evidence!
This course is designed for junior civil and criminal litigators who seek a comprehensive introduction to presenting expert evidence at trial. The course will blend theoretical issues with nuts and bolt practices matters. Topics will include: case law update, working with an expert, practice dos and don'ts, and Expert Evidence Rule 11 from the Supreme Court Civil Rules. A special feature of this year's program will be an expert evidence case study in the area of seatbelt defence. This case study will be used to illustrate strategic and tactical considerations in challenging an expert opinion, and will feature a demonstration cross-examination and an extensive debrief of the cross-examination. The course will conclude with an expert evidence practice panel which will address the entire spectrum of issues that counsel must face when presenting or challenging expert evidence.

Course Materials Coordinators
Karen E. Jamieson — Murray Jamieson, Vancouver
Graham J. Underwood — Ministry of Justice, Victoria

CLEBC Program Lawyer
Raymond Lee

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