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Slim’s Criminal Law News May 2

Supreme Court decision will cause crowns to be more careful in prosecutions

Reasonable Doubt: Ivan Henry ruling gives new significance to Crown’s obligation to disclose

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada released a decision stating that Ivan Henry, a man wrongfully convicted of several sexual offences and imprisoned for 27 years, could seek damages under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms against the government for failing to disclose information that could have assisted in his defence at his original trial.

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