Category: In the Media

Jennifer Saville Discusses Costs Awards in Law Times Article

Jennifer Saville provided comments for the Law Times article “Student Unions Awarded Costs in Private Litigation Cases”. Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville, of St. Lawrence Barristers LLP, represented two of the Respondents in a trio of applications heard by the Ontario Superior Court. After dismissing the applications, the Court ordered the Applicants to pay costs […]
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Alexi Wood Interviewed in Law Times Article on Student Union Decisions

Alexi Wood is interviewed by the Law Times to discuss her recent success representing the Ryerson Students’ Union and the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union in applications brought by students who were denied Student Group status. As Wood explains: “The takeaway for groups is they have the power to pass their own policies and […]
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Phil Tunley Provides Comments on Journalists’ Legal Rights to be Free from Unreasonable Search and Seizure

  • Posted by Jennifer Saville
  • On December 15, 2017
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After a reporter's laptop and notebook were confiscated in a council meeting in St. Catherines, CBC's The Investigators's Diana Swain talks to Phil Tunley about journalists' legal rights while doing their work. Tunley explains that journalists have the same Charter rights as others, including the right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure: "We have increasing recognition in the...
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Settlement Paid by Canadian Government to Ahmad Elmaati and Muayyed Nureddin Receives National Media Coverage

  • Posted by Jennifer Saville
  • On October 26, 2017
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A settlement paid by the Canadian government to Ahmad Elmaati and Muayyed Nureddin has received national media coverage after details of the confidential settlement were apparently leaked by government officials in the wake of controversy over a similar settlement with Omar Khadr. Phil Tunley acted for the two Muslim Canadians in their settled claims against CSIS and […]
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Best Lawyers in Canada Identifies Phil Tunley as Leading Lawyer

St. Lawrence Barristers is pleased to announce that Phil Tunley has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the practice areas of Administrative and Public Law, Appellate Practice, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, and Defamation and Media Law. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service […]
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Phil Tunley Quoted in National Observer’s “Torture and Interrogation the CSIS and RCMP Way”

The National Observer has released the second chapter in a four-part series investigating apparent institutional biases within the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Phil Tunley provides his own perspective on techniques used by CSIS and the RCMP in “Torture and Interrogation the CSIS and RCMP Way” by Bruce Livesay.  
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