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21 December 2006
Feature How do publication bans work and why are they imposed? CBC News Online tackles these and other questions about restrictions on media coverage of court cases. By John Bowman and Justin
21 December 2006
Analysis Vancouver media lawyer David Sutherland explores how defamation law applies to the brave new world of the Internet.Read more
21 December 2006
Backgrounder In the simplest terms, "copyright" means "the right to copy." Only the owner of copyright – usually the creator of the work – can produce or reproduce the work, or permit anyone else to
21 December 2006
Commentary CBC lawyer Daniel Henry makes the pitch for camera access to Canada's courts.Read more
21 November 2006
This section contains information, advice and commentary on legal issues that affect how journalists do their jobs.Read more
15 November 2006
News Young offenders handed an adult sentence for serious crimes not only lose the right to remain anonymous; they should expect pre-sentence and psychological reports filed with the courts to be
03 November 2006
News The Canadian Association of Journalists opposes the Edmonton Police Service's attempt to seize a reporter's research into a high-profile murder case. "Journalists are not agents of the state,
25 October 2006
Commentary A Toronto Star editorial backs proposals to improve media access to the Ontario courts. Journalists could be allowed to use tape recorders to take notes in the courtroom, and the Internet
24 October 2006
News Britain's House of Lords has ruled that publishing or broadcasting a report on a matter of intense public interest or importance is not defamatory, even if the story turns out to be false, if


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