June 27, 2013
R. v. Wiens 2013 BCSC 1538
The editor of the Penticton Info Tel news website, Marshall Jones, applied to the court for the release of an exhibit during a murder trial. The accused, Keith Wiens, was alleged to have written a three page letter, addressed to the victim, which had been entered into evidence. Barrow J. ruled that the exhibit would be made available to the media for viewing and note taking purposes.