November 1, 2010
R. v. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
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.
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