Case Law: Ministry of Public Safety and Security v Criminal Lawyers’ Association

17 06 2010

The Supreme Court of Canada today handed down its long awaited judgment in Ministry of Public Safety and Security v Criminal Lawyer’s Assocation (2010 SCC 23) dealing with the relationship between freedom of information and freedom of expression.  The judgment had been reserved for a remarkable period of 17 months, having been heard on 11 December 2008.  The hearing is discussed here on “The Court” blog.  The Supreme Court unanimously allowed the appeal, holding that the right to freedom of expression was not engaged. Read the rest of this entry »