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ISBN: 0-86504-435-x
Pages: 1118
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Civil Jury Instructions

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This book is essential for: Canadian civil trial judges and litigators.

Current to: December 1, 2010 

This trusted reference is the only published set of civil jury instructions in Canada—a complete set of jury instructions comprehensively researched and annotated to relevant case law. CIVJI provides valuable assistance, clear, concise instructions, and a significant sourcebook of civil law. The instructions and succinct summaries of law on procedure, evidence, and defences are invaluable references for judges and lawyers in both jury and non-jury trials.

Highlights of the 2011 Update

  • new instructions on finding facts and assessing damages where plaintiff was involved in two accidents
  • revised sample form for assessment of damages in case of successive events
  • "splitting" a case under Supreme Court Civil Rules
  • Supreme Court of Canada case law on the "but for" causation test
  • new case law on closing submissions, overheard jury conversations, setting aside jury’s verdict, appellate standard of review of jury damages awards, jury use of a "question sheet", and more

CLEBC Legal Editor
L. Joy Tataryn



Book Author The Honourable Mr. Justice R. Dean Wilson
Editorial Board Rose A. Keith
Book Author The Honourable Madam Justice Lauri Ann Fenlon
Book Author The Honourable Mr. Justice J. Christopher Grauer
Editorial Board Michael J. Hargreaves
Editorial Board Dean P.J. Lawton
Editorial Board Joseph E. Murphy, QC
Editorial Board Michael J. Slater, QC

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