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Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2017
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The Annual Review of Civil Litigation has been providing leading edge coverage of the issues that matter to you

Regularly cited by appellate courts across Canada including the Supreme Court of Canada, the Annual Review of Civil Litigation has been providing leading edge coverage of the issues that matter to you for more than 10 years. Each article in the 2017 edition is designed to help you understand how new developments in Canadian law will affect your practice. Topics were carefully chosen and written by authors from across Canada. The Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2017 has a truly national flavour, relevant and appealing to litigators in every province and territory.

New in this Edition

The 2017 edition of the Annual Review of Civil Litigation features articles on current issues in Civil Litigation written by expert civil litigators.

Over the years, the Annual Review of Civil Litigation has been increasing the number of articles and thus the number of topics covered each year.  This new edition contains nineteen new articles on current issues in civil litigation.

  • Advocating with Persuasive Authority: The Art and Science of Persuasion — Chapter VIIJustice Todd Archibald and Mark Friedman
  • Failing to Predict the Past: Will Legal Causation Kill Tort Law in Cyberspace?R. Lee Akazaki, C.S.
  • The Power of Securities Commissions to Compel Testimony: A Comparative PerspectiveSophie Melchers, Josée Beaudoin and Fortunat Nadima Nadima
  • Disputes over Parental Care when the Dutiful Child Wants to Get PaidRuth M. Corbin and Barry S. Corbin
  • A Canadian Perspective on Insuring the Next AsbestosHeather A. Sanderson
  • Separate, Independent and Confounding: Understanding Personal Liability for Corporate Acts Robert Brush and Michael L. Byers
  • Misrepresentation in a Contractual Matrix: The Evolving Approach to Exclusion ClausesDiana Edmonds
  • Civility: A Cornerstone in the Administration of Justice and the Rule of LawAnne L. Kirker, Q.C., Aditya M. Badami, Sarah Ivany and Lindsay Bec
  • Much Ado About § 1782: Compelling American Discovery for Use in Canadian Class ActionsIan C. Matthews and Fahad Siddiqui
  • Medical Malpractice: Important Developments in the LawMaria Damiano
  • The Profitable and Potentially Perilous Pierringer AgreementTheresa M. Hartley and Irina Sfranciog
  • Moving Toward a Standard for Analyzing “A Good Chance of Success on Motions for Security for CostsSusie Lindsay
  • Simple Scratches, Complex Changes: Sattva, Ledcor, Teal and Developments in the Law of ContractSandra Corbett, Q.C. and Ryan P. Krushelnitzky
  • Waiver of Liability in Recreation CasesSusan E, Gunter
  • What Is a New Cause of Action? The Need for Certainty in the Post-Limitation Amendments to PleadingsSarah W. Corman and Anastasia-Maria Hountalas
  • Settlement Privilege and Access to JusticeAlissa Goldberg
  • Admissible Opinion Evidence at Trial: Rules, Restrictions and Limitations of Expert and Lay OpinionsMelanie R. Gaston and Olivia Dixon
  • The Case for Probate: Not Just a TaxArieh Abraham Bloom
  • Offers to SettleItse Ezomo

Also included in this edition is a Consolidated Table of Contents, which provides a summary of all articles published in the Annual Review of Civil Litigation since its inception in 2001.


About the Author

The Honourable Mr. Justice Todd Archibald was appointed to the Superior Court of Justice in Ontario in 1999. He is Co-Director of the Osgoode Hall Law School part-time LL.M. program in Civil Litigation and a member of the Adjunct Faculty at Osgoode where he teaches Advanced Evidence and Advanced Trial Advocacy. Before his appointment, he was a partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (as it is now known) where he practiced civil and criminal litigation. He has written numerous articles on civil, criminal and environmental law matters. He is also the co-editor of Annual Review of Civil Litigation and the co-author of Regulatory and Corporation Liability: From Due Diligence to Risk Management. The Honourable Mr. Justice Todd Archibald was awarded the 2015 David Walter Mundell Medal for his contribution to legal writing.