Archive for February, 2018

Behind the Black Mirror

  • February 28, 2018
  • Clayton Rice, K.C.

A new report was published this month by twenty-six researchers at renowned universities and non-governmental organizations including the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge and the Electronic Frontier Foundation warning that artificial intelligence technology creates dangerous opportunities for hackers,…

The Haunting of Girou

  • February 16, 2018
  • Clayton Rice, K.C.

On December 14, 2017, the Alberta Court of Appeal released the per curiam ruling in R v Girou, 2017 ABCA 426 involving a rare case where the Crown and the defendant agreed that lost evidence breached the defendant’s fair trial interests…