Open Court Principle & Removing Exhibits

Open Court Principle & Removing Exhibits

On Friday, May 28, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in MédiaQMI inc. c. Magdi Kamel, et al. At issue is the right of a party to remove exhibits from the court record and the ability of a media company to prevent a party from doing so based on the open court principle.

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Constitutional Right to Appeal

Constitutional Right to Appeal

On Friday, May 7, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in R v CP. At issue is whether a provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, which bars automatic appeals to the SCC on the basis of a dissent at the Court of Appeal, infringes s. 7 or s. 15 of the Charter.

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Crown Immunity & Misfeasance in Public Office

Crown Immunity & Misfeasance in Public Office

On Friday, April 30, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in Clark v. Ontario (Attorney General) with respect to Crown liability. The Respondent police officers sued the Attorney General for negligence and misfeasance in public office. At issue is the immunity from civil liability enjoyed by Crown prosecutors.

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