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28 March 2012
A visit from the bailiff indicating you face a potential lawsuit for something your story linked to: Not exactly the best day in a student press newsroom. Emma Godmere , national bureau chief of
20 March 2012
Allowing cameras in the courtrooms of criminal trials have some journalists saying it’s a threat to their livelihood. But as Alexandra Posadzki reports, it could also be used as a tool to increase
12 March 2012
The full text from a speech given to Carleton University students by Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin discusses the relationship between the press and the courts, and how both are requisite to
29 February 2012
It’s been 30 years since Section 2(b) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms made a free press the law of the land. But, on the eve of a national conference to take stock of the state of press freedom
08 February 2012
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association has asked Fredericton police for an explanation of why a local blogger, Charles LeBlanc, is being investigated under the little-used law of criminal libel. In
31 January 2012
There is a serious and troubling disconnect between the principle of open justice and the reality on the ground. Dean Jobb explains that in many jurisdictions, the bureaucrats who oversee court
25 January 2012
The Ontario Court of Appeal has struck down a sweeping ban on publishing details of the divorce proceedings of convicted murderer Col. Russell Williams, confirming that “emotional distress and
23 January 2012
Six media outlets in British Columbia will hand over thousands of photos and videos of last June’s Vancouver riots to police under a court order – but not before putting them online for readers to
14 January 2012
On Thursday, The Globe and Mail ran a front-page story stating that there had been a "reversal" of policy on the part of the government when it came to the legality of same-sex marriages in Canada.


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