The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On by Deirdre Dwyer

The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

EditorDeirdre Dwyer

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Ten years after the Civil Procedure Rules changed the landscape of civil justice in England and Wales, this book presents an analysis, by some of the leading judges, academics and practitioners involved in civil litigation in this country, of the effectiveness of the Woolf Reforms, and thechallenges facing civil procedure today. With a Foreword by Lord Woolf of Barnes, contributors include some of those involved in the Access to Justice inquiry and the implementation of the CPR, as well as critics of the reforms. The book includes sections on the nature of the CPR as 'a newprocedural code', case management, costs and funding, civil evidence (including the changes to expert evidence under the CPR), alternative dispute resolution, the influence of the CPR on reforms in civil law jurisdictions and the effect of EC law on English civil procedure, and empirical evidencefor the effectiveness of the CPR.

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After graduating in Philosophy, Deirdre Dwyer gained a second degree in Law, and was called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn. Her monograph on The Judicial Assessment of Expert Evidence was published in 2008. Dwyer is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford Faculty of Law, and a Junior Research Fellow at Pembroke...
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Title:The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years OnFormat:HardcoverDimensions:488 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.06 inPublished:January 10, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Deirdre Dwyer: IntroductionPart One: 'A New Procedural Code'?2. Anthony Clarke: The Woolf Reforms: a singular event or an ongoing process?3. Anthony Jolowicz: Civil litigation: what is it for?4. Deirdre Dwyer: What is the meaning of CPR r 1.1(1)?Part Two: Case Management5. Robert Turner: 'Actively': the word that changed the civil courts6. Adrian Zuckerman: Litigation management under the CPR: a poorly-used management infrastructure7. Keith Uff: Summary judgment and the Civil Procedure Rules8. Susan M C Gibbons: Group litigation, class actions and collective redress: an anniversary reappraisal of Lord Woolf's three objectivesPart Three: Costs and Funding9. John Peysner: A blot on the landscape10. Peter Hurst: Costs orders as a case management tool11. Rachael Mulheron: Costs-shifting, security for costs, and class actions: lessons from elsewhere12. John Sorabji and Robert Musgrove: Litigation, cost, funding and the futurePart Four: Civil Procedure13. Katharine Grevling: CPR r 32.1(2): Case management tool or broad exclusionary power?14. Stuart Sime: Disputes of fact in interim applications15. Hodge M. Malek: Proportionality and suitability of the disclosure regime under the CPR16. Robin Jacob: Experts and Woolf: have things got better?17. Deirdre Dwyer: The role of the expert under CPR Part 35Part Five: Alternative dispute resolution18. Susan Prince: ADR after the CPR: have ADR initiatives now assured mediation an integral role in the civil justice system in England and Wales?19. Shirley Shipman: Alternative dispute resolution, the threat of adverse costs, and the right of access to courtPart Six: The CPR and Europe20. Carla Crifo: Civil procedure in the European order: an overview of the latest developments21. Daan Asser: The influences of the CPR on civil procedure and evidence reform in the Netherlands 322. Magdalena Tulibacka: The ethos of the Woolf Reforms in the transformations of post-socialist civil procedures: case study of PolandPart Seven: Experiences of the CPR23. Michael Zander: The Woolf Reforms: What's the Verdict?24. Tim Parkes: The Civil Procedure Rules ten years on: the practitioners' perspective25. Henry Brooke: Some thoughts on the first seven and a half years of the CPR