R. v. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
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CBC obtains access to audio-visual exhibits filed in the preliminary inquiry into the death of Ashley Smith in custody.
"The last step in a longstanding struggle by the CBC to maintain the full vigour of the Dagenais/Mentuk test and the open court principle, specifically in relation to exhibits filed in court, and particularly those which record disturbing events." ~M. Philip Tunley.
Original Materials and Sources
Download a copy of the full decision from our site: R. v. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2010 ONCA 726.
See also a case comment by Michael Skene, David Crerar, and Jeffrey Locke: CONTINUING THE FIGHT TO ACCESS COURT EXHIBITS ACROSS CANADA R. v. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and R. v. Fry
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