Tag: Freedom of the Press

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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St. Lawrence Barristers Proud to be a Silver Sponsor at the 20th annual CJFE Gala

St. Lawrence Barristers is proud to be a Silver Sponsor at the 20th annual Canadian Journalists for Free Expression gala, “A Night to Honour Courageous Reporting”. The CJFE monitors, defends and promotes free expression and access to information in Canada and internationally. It promotes a free media as essential to a fair and open society, champions […]
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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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