Tag: Ben Makuch

Phil Tunley and Jennifer Saville Represent Vice Media and Ben Makuch at Supreme Court

Phil Tunley and Jennifer Saville, along with co-counsel Iain MacKinnon, appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada representing Vice Media Canada and journalist Ben Makuch in a case demanding protection for journalistic source information. For the first time, the Court was asked to address the issue of access by police to unpublished communications between a journalist […]
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St. Lawrence Barristers to Represent Vice Media and Ben Makuch at Supreme Court of Canada

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal in Vice Media Canada Inc and Ben Makuch v. Canada.  The Supreme Court will be asked to review the balancing between the rights to gather, disseminate and receive news and the interests of the state in prosecuting crime, when police seek access to a journalist’s work […]
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