ivil Evidence Handbook
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Civil Evidence Handbook
By: Gordon Cudmore, LL.B., LL.M.
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Contributors: Marshall I. Reinhart, LL.B., MBA., and Alissa N. Winicki, B.A.S. (Hons), LL.B., LL.M.

A quick and succinct reference to evidentiary matters, this publication includes the Evidence Acts from all common law provinces as well as the Canada Evidence Act and a concordance to these Acts. Colour-coded tabs conveniently direct the user to the topics covered:

  • admissibility
  • relevance
  • burden of proof
  • presumption
  • judicial notice
  • competence and compellability
  • pleadings
  • interpreters
  • examination-in-chief
  • impeaching your own witness
  • cross-examination
  • re-examination
  • reply evidence
  • experts (opinion evidence)
  • parole evidence rule
  • hearsay
  • exceptions to the hearsay rule
  • demonstrative evidence.


About the Author
Gordon Cudmore, LL.B., LL.M., is a litigation lawyer in London, Ontario, who has appeared before all levels of Court. Mr. Cudmore obtained an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario and an LL.M. from Cambridge. He is the author of the Civil Evidence Handbook (Carswell) and Choate on Discovery, 2nd Edition (Carswell). He has taught Trial Process at the University of Western Ontario Law School and Civil Procedure at the Bar Admission Course in London. Mr. Cudmore has also been a legal commentator for the CBC and is the recipient of five national awards for best television commentary.