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STANDING UPHELD - Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, re. Charter challenge to the prostitution provisions of the Criminal Code. SUPREME COURT OF CANADA
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Canada (Attorney General)
Downtown Eastside Sex Workers...
APPEAL DISMISSED - R. v. Vu, 2012 SCC 40, Whether kidnapping is a continuing offence encompassing subsequent confinement of victim — Whether persons who choose to participate in confinement become parties to the offence SUPREME COURT OF CANADA
HELL'S ANGELS - R. v. Punko, 2012 SCC 39 Whether doctrine of issue estoppel applies on basis that issue was decided adversely to Crown in prior multi?issue jury trial. SUPREME COURT OF CANADA
Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. Bell Canada, Intellectual property — Copyright — Infringement — Exception — Fair dealing — Online music service providers giving customers the ability to listen to free previews
Rogers Communications Inc. v. Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, Intellectual property — Copyright — Right to communicate a work to the public by telecommunication
Re:Sound v. Motion Picture Theatre Associations of Canada Intellectual Property — Copyright — Whether pre?existing recording incorporated into soundtrack of cinematographic work constitutes a sound recording subject to payment of tariff
Entertainment Software Association v. Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada Intellectual property — Copyright — Right to communicate a work to the public by telecommunication — Copyright Board certifying tariff for communication r
Alberta (Education) v. Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency Intellectual property — Copyright — Infringement — Exception — Fair dealing — Teachers making photocopies of excerpts of textbooks and other copyrighted works to distribute to students
SUPREME COURT OF CANADA - R. v. Maybin, 2012 SCC 24 Nanaimo case; When does an intervening act by another person sever causal connection between accused’s act and victim’s death, thereby absolving accused of legal responsibility?
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