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Self-Incrimination & Section 5(2) of CEA

In Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Evidence Law, My picks, Privilege, Privileges and Immunities, Teaching Capsules, Trial Procedures by Peter SankoffLeave a Comment

Most lawyers believe that the privilege against self-incrimination in proceedings where a witness is not on trial is completely encapsulated in section 13 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. I don’t believe this to be true. In this video blog, I explore a critical situation in which section 13 does NOT provide protection while section 5(2) of the CEA …

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Exclusion of Evidence under the Charter – When is Evidence “Obtained in a Manner?”

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In Canada, evidence can be excluded pursuant to a constitutional violation under section 24(2) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, but only where it was “obtained in a manner”. What does this term mean?  It’s explained in this video. If you enjoyed this post, do me a favour and share!TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedinTumblremail

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