Alberta Litigator's Pocket Guide to Evidence provides instant solutions to common and unfamiliar evidentiary problems that can arise in civil, criminal, family or administrative proceedings. Difficult concepts are simplified for easy understanding and instant use in court. The author takes the common law and the provincial and federal evidence acts to their essentials. This book deals with all areas of the law of evidence and is complete with the latest guidance from the Supreme Court of Canada.
Written by James C. Morton, Past-President of the Ontario Bar Association, and a well-known litigator and lecturer, this book includes full coverage of the Alberta Evidence Act and is fully indexed to the specific sections of the Act, enabling the reader to easily locate a topic not only in the text, but in the Act itself.
Seeking the admissibility of testimony or a document, challenging the credentials of a proposed "expert" witness, or encountering other thorny evidentiary issues in the heat of the action should not require a lengthy adjournment. You simply need a portable and authoritative reference to resolve problems as they arise.
Answering the Key Questions
Alberta Litigator's Pocket Guide to Evidence specifically addresses a wide range of issues, including:
Essential Features for Legal Professionals
You'll be amazed at how much vital information can be found in such a small package. Stripping the common law and the provincial and federal evidence acts to their essentials, this book manages to be:
James C. Morton, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M., is a Partner with the Toronto law firm of Steinberg, Morton, Hope & Israel LLP, where he practises civil and commercial litigation and criminal law. Mr. Morton is an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Ontario and Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan and has been certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. Mr. Morton is Past President of the Ontario Bar Association.
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