An essential resource for civil litigators, Lyle’s revision to his classic text, Discovery Practice in British Columbia (Vancouver, CLEBC) is now available through CLEBC. This update incorporates the incoming amendments to the BC Rules of Court and covers developments in the case law over the last year including:
- The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Juman v. Doucette and the implied undertaking not to use discovered evidence outside an action.
- Discoverability vs. privacy of documents on social networking websites.
- Expanded analysis of electronic documents and metadata.
- New case law on lists of documents, privilege, production of computer hard drives, jurisdiction of examinations for discovery, and exclusion of parties from examinations for discovery.
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