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Right to Counsel Includes Access to Counsel

Introduction The right to counsel upon arrest is a constitutionally protected right under section 10(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. On July 18, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada clarified the importance of this right in the case of R v Taylor (Taylor). In this case, the police did not provide an […]


Lorraine Snyder
Lorraine Snyder is a law student at the University of Alberta.

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