Criminal

Police need search warrant to get IP address, rules Supreme Court of Canada in 5-4 split decision

Police need search warrant to get IP address, rules Supreme Court of Canada in 5-4 split decision

To protect online privacy in the digital world, s. 8 must protect IP address: majority

European Court of Human Rights declines Estonia’s request for advisory opinion on double jeopardy

European Court of Human Rights declines Estonia’s request for advisory opinion on double jeopardy

ECHR said the questions raised by the Estonian court are covered by well-established case law

European Court of Human Rights rules against Switzerland in racial profiling case

European Court of Human Rights rules against Switzerland in racial profiling case

The case involves a Swiss national of African descent who was subjected to identity checks

Ottawa announces new sanctions targeting human rights violations in Guatemala

Ottawa announces new sanctions targeting human rights violations in Guatemala

The sanctions are imposed under measures to address the situation in Guatemala

Pakistan achieves legal milestone with first marital rape conviction

Pakistan achieves legal milestone with first marital rape conviction

The International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute commended Pakistan for the reform

Critical shortage of barristers for rape cases worsens, UK survey finds

Critical shortage of barristers for rape cases worsens, UK survey finds

Six in ten prosecutors cite insufficient pay for refusing serious sexual offence cases