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  • Current Issues Under the Rules of Court Justice Robert A. Graesser This paper discusses 4 sections from the Rules of Court: case litigation plans, mandatory pre-trial dispute resolution, dismissal for delay (“drop dead” provisions) and case management. Justice R.A. Graesser thoroughly reviews the relevant rules, canvasses the issues relating to those rules, reviews developments in case law, and makes suggestions for effectively navigating the rules. This is a must read paper for the most current perspective on these rules. Case Management Counsel Pilot Project in Edmonton Sandra L. Schulz, Q.C. This paper looks at the Case Management Counsel Pilot Project (CMCPP) in Edmonton by reviewing the experiences to date of the project. If you have questions about the CMCPP, this paper is for you. Managing Your Litigation under the New Alberta Rules of Court Justice Terrence F. McMahon Susan Borsic-Drummond Rule 4.1 establishes the principle that it is the responsibility of the parties to manage litigation. This article reviews the subsequent duties that flow from this foundational rule, including categorizing your case as standard or complex, agreeing on a litigation plan, participating in a dispute resolution process, and avoiding applications of dismissal for long delay under Rule 4.33 (the “drop dead” rule). It then discusses the use of case management judges and the Case Management Counsel Pilot Project. These papers were drawn from materials presented at the Case Management, Litigation Plans and the “Drop Dead” Rule seminar held in April 2012.  
  • While injunctions have long been part of the judicial arsenal, in more recent years several new forms of injunctions have been developed by the Courts. This paper reviews injunctions as an equitable remedy, highlighting Mareva injunctions, Mills Injunctions, s. 17 of the Civil Enforcement Act, and preservation orders. Also learn about other extraordinary remedies – such as Norwich Orders and Anton Piller Orders – that have developed in conjunction with injunctive relief. This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Common Chambers’ Applications seminar held in February 2012.
  • Updated in May 2015 This classic work by Daniel T. Gallagher QC, revised in May 2015, contains comprehensive information for conducting common contested applications. Included is a Chambers Application checklist that walks through preparation, service, application, and post-application steps, as well as dozens of sample precedents. This paper was most recently presented at the Common Chambers’ Applications seminar held in February 2012.
  • This collection of papers was drawn from materials presented at The Rules of Court Interpreted program in November 2011. It includes:
    • an 11-page update on Discovery, Questioning and Disclosure of Information by D.W. McGrath Q.C., D. N. E. de Vere, and Michael O’Brien;
    • a 10-page article on Costs, Experts, and Formal Offers of Settlement by K. P. Feehan Q.C. and K. A. Salmon;
    • a 7-page case law summary on Appeals from Masters, the “Drop Dead” Rule, and Discontinuance by P. R. Mack Q.C.. Vivian R. Stevenson Q.C., and Anthony Burden; and
    • a 10-page exploration of the judicial interpretation of Part 4 of the Rules (Managing Litigation) and Rule 7.1 (severance) by L. A. Goldbach, Barbara J. Stratton, and Laura Inglis Chubb.
    This compilation includes dozens of valuable case references.
  • This paper was drawn from materials presented at The Rules of Court Interpreted program in November 2011. It discusses the changes made to former Rules 129, 159 and 162, and how new Rules 3.68, 7.2, and 7.3 have been interpreted by the Court. It contains references to more than a dozen cases relevant to this area.  
  • This paper was drawn from materials presented at The Rules of Court Interpreted program in November 2011. The paper deals with Court decisions and rules amendments on Parts 2 (Parties) and 8 (Trial) of the Rules of Court. It contains more than a dozen relevant case references helpful to understanding these critical parts.  
  • This paper was drawn from materials presented at The Rules of Court Interpreted program in November 2011. Learn how the Foundational Rules provide interpretation guidelines, as well as guidance as to the scope of relief and remedies the Court can provide. This comprehensive paper cites dozens of relevant cases, and highlights material changes under the new Alberta Rules of Court.  
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    The Alberta Civil Practice Manual contains comprehensive information vital to your civil litigation practice. Packed with background information and commentary written by leading civil law practitioners, this manual contains valuable information to get you through a litigation file from start to finish, including topics on commencing an action, questioning, managing litigation, trial, and judgments and orders.