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L95545
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online version of 1 volume looseleaf
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2007-12-01
Canada Law Book

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Government Liability: Law and Practice (ProView online only)
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Editors: Karen Horsman and Gareth Morley This looseleaf publication is a practitioner-oriented guide to conducting civil litigation when one of the parties involved is the Crown. With contributions from leading practioners from the private, public and academic bar, this is the first resource of its kind that is regularly updated, addressing the evolving area of civil government liability. It examines the civil liability of the federal and provincial governments in common-law Canada with respect to the major areas of private law, including:
  • Tort
  • Restitutions
  • Contract
  • Procedure
  • Fiduciary duties
Government Liability: Law and Practice keeps you up to date in this rapidly changing area of law, particularly in light of Supreme Court of Canada precedent-setting decisions in the areas of regulatory negligence, fiduciary duties of government and vicarious liability.

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About the Author
Karen Horsman is legal counsel with the Ministry of Attorney General of British Columbia. Ms. Horsman has acted as legal counsel to the government of British Columbia in a variety of capacities since her call to the British Columbia bar in 1994, most recently in the area of civil litigation. She has appeared before a number of administrative tribunals, and at all levels of court including the Supreme Court of Canada. Ms. Horsman graduated from the University of British Columbia Law School, and worked as a law clerk for the British Columbia Supreme Court before joining the Ministry of Attorney General. For the past two years, she has worked as an adjunct professor at the UBC law school, teaching in the area of Crown law.
Gareth Morley, B.A., LL.B. was called to the bar in Ontario and British Columbia in 1999. Since then, he has worked in the B.C. Ministry of Attorney General as a litigator, representing the provincial government in administrative and court proceedings, appearing before both the B.C. Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada. He has written articles in legal and public policy journals on criminal sentencing law, pension law, environmental policy, international armed conflict and human rights and Canadian constitutional law.