CCLA at the Supreme Court to ensure meaningful adjudication of Charter claims

In Rights by poladmin

The CCLA is at the Supreme Court of Canada today arguing that courts should not be too quick to summarily dismiss Charter claims – and in particular those that allege abuse of process during a criminal investigation or trial.
Abuse of process claims cover a lot of ground. Entrapped by police? Abuse of process.  Forcibly abducted in a foreign country by the Canadian government? Abuse of process. Crown threatened to lay additional charges if you didn’t take a guilty plea? That can be abuse of process too. And one of the main remedies individuals seek after these

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