Archive for November, 2015

Privacy After Paris

  • November 28, 2015
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

On December 18, 2013, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution 68/167 that expressed “deep concern” about the negative impact that surveillance and interception of communications may have on human rights. The General Assembly affirmed that the rights held by…

Justice Robin Camp and the Right to a Fair Trial

  • November 12, 2015
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

On November 9, 2015, it was widely reported by the media that the Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) had decided to review the conduct of Justice Robin Camp in acquitting a defendant of sexual assault on September 9, 2014, when he…

Apple and ‘Assistance Orders’ in Canada

  • November 8, 2015
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

In my last post titled Apple And The ‘All Writs Act’ dated November 2, 2015, I discussed an application before Magistrate Judge James Orenstein of the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, in In Re Order Requiring…

Apple And The ‘All Writs Act’

  • November 2, 2015
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

The All Writs Act 28 USC s. 1651 is a United States statute that authorizes the federal courts to “issue all writs necessary or appropriate in aid of their respective jurisdictions and agreeable to the usages and principles of law.”…