Litigants in person
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “Three contemporary issues in civil litigation: Discovery, expert evidence, and alternative dispute resolution” – The Honourable Thomas Frederick Bathurst AC; “Civil justice: Haves, have-nots and what to do about them” – Justice Stephen Kós; and “Disaster & resilience: The Canterbury earthquakes and their legal aftermath” – Justice Stephen Kós. Also in this Part are the editorial Comments on “Experts and Opinion Evidence” – Damien J Cremean; and “A Question of Malice: United Kingdom Supreme Court Justices Split 5-4 in Willers v Joyce (Executors of Albert Gubay Deceased)  UKSC 43” – Roderick Joyce.
LITIGANTS IN PERSON by Damien Cremean Litigants in person are a growing phenomenon across all jurisdictions, at all levels, and in all sorts of cases. It is hard to know how this has come about. Litigants have always been able to present their own cases but them doing so has become far more frequent. The ...more