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Summaries of Selected Recent Supreme Court of Canada and Ontario Court of Appeal Cases



------------------------- released 22 July 2014

Jurisdiction - Attornment
------------------------- released 21 July 2014

Appeals - Misapprehension of Evidence

Judicial Review - Misapprehension of Evidence
------------------------- released 17 July 2014

Estoppel - Res Judicata

Stare Decisis
------------------------- released 14 July 2014

Appeals - Stay Pending Appeal

Jurisdiction - Attornment to by filing Defence
------------------------- released 10 July 2014

Fiduciary Duties - Directors of Corporation to Corporation

Contracts - Interpretation
------------------------- released 08 July 2014

Torts - Defamation - Qualified Privilege
------------------------- released 08 July 2014

Torts - Defamation
------------------------- released 03 July 2014

Habeas Corpus
------------------------- released 02 July 2014

Bias
------------------------- released 30 June 2014

Guarantees - Material Alteration of Primary Obligation Without Guarantor Acquiesence
------------------------- released 27 June 2014

Torts - Inducing Breach of Contract
------------------------- released 26 June 2014

Appeals - Practice - Order Below Must be Taken Out

Appeals - Practice - Appeal is of Order, not Reasons
------------------------- released 25 June 2014

Trust - Essential Elements
------------------------- released 18 June 2014

Appeals - Grounds - Objections at Trial
------------------------- released 06 June 2014

Contracts - Formation

Contracts - Agreements to Agree
------------------------- released 06 June 2014

Torts - Malicious Prosecution

Torts - Abuse of Process

Crown - Prosecutorial Discretion

Crown - Private Prosecutions
------------------------- released 23 May 2014

Contract - Defences - Non Est Factum

Civil Procedure - Pleadings
------------------------- released 22 May 2014

Torts - Intentional Infliction of Mental Suffering

Damages - Aggravated

Damages - Punitive

Damages - Loss of Earning Capacity
------------------------- released 22 May 2014

Evidence - Expert Evidence
------------------------- released 22 May 2014

Damages - Pure Economic Loss

Negligence - Duty of Care
------------------------- released 21 May 2014

Orders - Reasons for Decision

Judgments - Reasons for Decision

Torts - Negligent Misrepresentation - Defects in Real Property on Sale
------------------------- released 23 May 2014

Administrative Law - Judicial Review
------------------------- released 22 May 2014

Employment - Definition

Employment - Distinguished from Partnership

Partnership - Definition
------------------------- released 08 May 2014

Evidence - Settlement Privilege
------------------------- released 05 May 2014

Limitations - Discoverability
------------------------- released 05 May 2014

Limitations - Extension - Fraudulent Concealment
------------------------- released 02 May 2014

Regulatory Offences - Defences - Estoppel by Prior Action of Regulatory Authorities
------------------------- released 23 April 2014

Torts - Negligence - Wilful Misconduct
------------------------- released 17 April 2014

Appeals - Extending Timeline to Commence
------------------------- released 17 April 2014

Bias

Judges - Bias
------------------------- released 09 April 2014

Civil Procedure - Costs - Solicitor Self-Representing
------------------------- released 07 April 2014

Civil Procedure - Orders - Final versus Interlocutory

Appeals - Final versus Interlocutory Orders
------------------------- released 04 April 2014

Civil Procedure - Costs

Solicitors - Assessment of Account
------------------------- released 01 April 2014

Contempt - Civil
------------------------- released 01 April 2014

Administrative Law - Duty of Fairness - Not Applicable to Crown
------------------------- released 02 April 2014

Appeals - Conflict in Statutory Appeal Route
------------------------- released 28 March 2014

Equity - Remedies

Equity - Unjust Enrichment

Equity - Proprietary Estoppel
------------------------- released 28 March 2014

Bankruptcy - Discharge - Fraud Exception

Torts - Civil Fraud
------------------------- released 27 March 2014

Jurisdiction - Venue - Forum Conveniens
------------------------- released 25 March 2014

Stays - Pending Appeal or Leave to Appeal

Injunctions - Interlocutory
------------------------- released 24 March 2014

Civil Procedure - Trial - Re-opening Trial
------------------------- released 24 March 2014

Appeals - Dismissal for Delay
------------------------- released 14 March 2014

Civil Procedure - Default Judgments - Setting Aside
------------------------- released 07 March 2014

Employment - Wrongful Dismissal - Mitigation with Same Employer

Employment - Constructive Dismissal
------------------------- released 01 March 2014

Property - Gifts
------------------------- released 04 March 2014

Evidence - Privilege - Informer

Evidence - Privilege - Public Interest
------------------------- released 20 February 2014

Evidence - Expert Witnesses
------------------------- released 19 February 2014

Insurance - Relief from Forfeiture
------------------------- released 18 February 2014

Injunctions - Overview
------------------------- released 14 February 2014

Evidence - Similar Facts
------------------------- released 10 February 2014

Criminal - "Crime of Violence"
------------------------- released 12 February 2014

Damages - Jury Award - Standard of Review
------------------------- released 11 February 2014

Municipal Law - By-Laws - Bad Faith
------------------------- released 03 February 2014

Statutory Interpretation - When Provisions Effective - Procedural versus Substantive
------------------------- released 31 January 2014

Limitations - Constructive Trust over Real Estate
------------------------- released 31 January 2014

Corporations - Piercing the Corporate Veil

Contracts - Piercing the Corporate Veil

Torts - Piercing the Corporate Veil

Equity - Unjust Enrichment - Piercing the Corporate Veil
------------------------- released 29 January 2014

Parties - Standing of Judgment Creditor Against Debtor's Insurer

Insurance - Standing of Judgment Creditor Against Debtor's Insurer

Insurance - Insurer's Duty of Good Faith to Insured Independent Cause of Action

Tort - Abuse of Process

Tort - Civil Contempt

Contempt of Court - Civil - Actionable
------------------------- released 31 January 2014

Torts - Unlawful Interference with Economic Relations
------------------------- released 24 January 2014

Evidence - Admissions by Third Parties Adopted by a Party through their Silence
------------------------- released 23 January 2014

Torts - Civil Fraud
------------------------- released 23 January 2014

Civil Procedure - Summary Judgment

Civil Procedure - Proportionality
------------------------- released 21 January 2014

Criminal - Fraud
------------------------- released 20 January 2014

Civil Procedure - Issue Estoppel
------------------------- released 17 January 2014

Torts - Battery - Consent
------------------------- released 16 January 2014

Civil Procedure - Stay Pending Appeal
------------------------- released 02 January 2014

Evidence - Hearsay
------------------------- released 02 January 2014

Torts - Nuisance - Private

Damages - Difficulty of Proof



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