How Canadian High Court Ruling Will Impact Warrants

Law360, New York (November 14, 2013, 6:29 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that warrants to search premises must expressly authorize the police to search computers found therein, in order to avoid infringement of s. 8 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms — the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure. The R. v. Vu, 2013 SCC 60 ruling has broad application to all criminal and quasi-criminal investigations in which warrants could be used and the case will have important implications for all investigations conducted for the purpose...
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