Evidence in Civil Law: What's New?

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Event date: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 01:00
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Seminar Partners

Too busy to attend a full day evidence seminar? Get up to date in 90 minutes with this highly practical webinar featuring leading litigator and author of the Ontario Litigator’s Guide to Evidence, James Morton. Mr. Morton will sort through recent case law, including Supreme Court of Canada decisions, to bring you incisive and relevant commentary on the latest, most important evidentiary developments affecting civil practitioners. Topics for discussion include:

  • When is an expert not qualified or independent?
  • What disqualifies a judge from hearing a specific case?
  • What is circumstantial evidence and can a civil determination be based on circumstantial evidence alone?
  • Can demeanour be determinative of credibility?
  • How is privilege lost? What are some nontraditional privileges?
  • Does the hearsay rule apply anymore in civil cases?
  • Can the judge Google facts?
  • What are the prerequisites for proof of electronic documents?

Having a current understanding of evidentiary issues is critical for all civil litigators. Don’t miss this condensed presentation containing the latest information you need to represent your clients effectively.