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23 October 2006
Feature As John Jaffey of the Ryerson Review of Journalism discovered, it takes a special breed of lawyer to deliver us from libel.Read more
22 October 2006
Backgrounder A Canadian court is unlikely to recognize a journalist's right to protect the identity of a confidential source. So how should journalists deal with sources who ask for anonymity?
22 October 2006
Feature Search warrant files contain a wealth of information about police investigations and allegations of wrongdoing. While warrants are often sealed in high-profile cases, media organizations are
22 October 2006
This section contains information, advice and commentary on legal issues that arise when covering court cases, trials and hearings.Read
22 October 2006
Feature Crown attorneys’ media rules walk the line between informing the public and preserving the right to fair trial. So what can prosecutors tell journalists – and the public – about court cases?
22 October 2006
Feature A committee of Nova Scotia judges and journalists has decided that court officials should decide which reporters and media organizations can use cameras and tape recorders at the Law Courts
22 October 2006
Commentary A legal precedent on the disclosure of evidence means what a journalist tells the police or other investigators could wind up as Exhibit A in court. A word to the wise – remember, anything
22 October 2006
Commentary The contempt conviction of Hamilton Spectator reporter Ken Peters for refusing to name a source shows the wisdom of devising an exit strategy before making a promise of confidentiality. By
21 October 2006
Feature Media outlets have the right – if not always the means – to oppose motions to withhold the details of criminal cases. By Dean Jobb

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