Annual Review of Law & Practice - 2024 - Print



Product Type: Publications - Print
ISBN: ISSN 1188-5750
Pages: 620
Price: $215.00


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Quick access to the year's most important legal developments

This book is essential for: anyone who wants to update their knowledge of BC law

Current to: January 1, 2024

Highlights from the 2024 edition of Annual Review of Law & Practice include:

  • decisions concerning when a duty to consult is triggered (chapter 15 (Environmental Law))
  • discussion of generative AI and its intersection with copyright (chapter 21 (Intellectual Property Law—Copyright))
  • cases with significant systemic implications (such as The Nuchatlaht v. British Columbia, 2023 BCSC 804) involving the evidentiary standard to establish title (chapter 2 (Aboriginal Law))
  • recent amendments to the Supreme Court Civil Rules, B.C. Reg. 168/2009, particularly relating to trial management conferences and trial briefs, updated practice directions related to class proceedings, and case law under the Supreme Court Civil Rules relating to proper pleadings, discovery, pre-trial resolution, and trial procedures, including a revised analytical framework on applications to dismiss for want of prosecution, and notable decisions under the Court of Appeal Act, S.B.C. 2021, c. 6 and Court of Appeal Rules, B.C. Reg. 120/2022 (chapter 4 (Civil Procedure—Court Rules))
  • necessity of effective organizational policies to create workplaces free of sexual harassment (Hale v. University of British Columbia Okanagan (No. 5), 2023 BCHRT 121 (chapter 18 (Human Rights))
  • admissibility of evidence and Charter violations in the context of searches, arrests, and detainment (R. v. Zacharias, 2023 SCC 30) (chapter 14 (Criminal Law))

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