The trial of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was interrupted after a user of an online forum published details of the case. Certain responsibilities – such as juror discretion – are integral to the administration of justice. This post explores how juries are selected and expected to act.
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This is a threshold motion in which the plaintiff had pre-existing osteoarthritis in his left knee. The plaintiff was successful in establishing the subject car accident caused his asymptomatic left knee to become symptomatic and thus his injuries met threshold.
This is a decision about when it is appropriate to strike a jury on the grounds of complexity.
A jury summons is a civil responsibility, not a voluntary invitation, and can expose jurors to disturbing details of a case. To help jurors cope with traumatic experiences in Ontario courts, the province is launching a program that will provide counselling services to jurors.
Superior Court Motion for costs of trial by successful plaintiff. The sought costs exceeded the award recovered at trial. The court decides that over-emphasis on proportionality may serve to under-compensate a litigant for costs legitimately incurred
Appeal of a judge’s decision to reduce the jury’s awards pursuant to s. 267.8 in the absence of clear evidence of quantum.