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  • U.S. Court Shifts eDiscovery Costs to Plaintiff

    Candice Chan-Glasgow, Director, Review Services and Counsel   August 28, 2020   In a rare cost shifting order out of the United States, Lawson v. Spirit Aerosystems (D. Kan. June 18, 2020), the Kansas District Court granted defendant, Spirit Aerosystems, Inc’s motion to shift the costs of a technolo … Read more »

  • Court of Appeal Weighs-in on Relevance and Privilege

    Candice Chan-Glasgow, Director, Review Services and Counsel   August 20, 2020   A recent Court of Appeal of Alberta decision, Tolton v Tolton, 2020 ABCA 218, provides a helpful reminder on the law of relevance and waiver of privilege.   Betty Tolton and Elwood Tolton separated in 1990, and Betty fil … Read more »

  • Meaningful Disclosure

    Candice Chan-Glasgow, Director, Review Services and Counsel   August 7, 2020   In a decision released last month, R. v. Cuffie, 2020 ONSC 4488 (CanLII), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice considered whether the Crown’s disclosure of non-searchable PDFs constitutes “meaningful” disclosure.   The C … Read more »

  • Heuristica Proposes Better Disclosure Rules for Construction Arbitration

    Despite some initial trepidation, lawyers arbitrating construction cases by teleconference have found the “new normal” to be efficient and cost effective.  But the inconveniences associated with face-to-face arbitrations are minuscule compared to the costs and risks associated with the document disc … Read more »

  • Virtual Hearings – Here to Stay?

    Candice Chan-Glasgow, Director, Review Services and Counsel   July 24, 2020   On July 6, 2020, courtrooms in certain locations across Ontario resumed in-person proceedings, and each week, additional courtrooms across the province are continuing to re-open.    However, Chief Justice Morawetz’s July 2 … Read more »