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Facebook status update corroborates alibi

Popular social networking sites such as Facebook have been the focus of legal attention for issues of privacy, and for their increasing use as evidence against parties in legal matters. Many criminal defendants and parties…

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Secret evidence

Lifting the cover on Canada’s spy files Michelle Shephard writes for the Toronto Star: But beyond answering questions that have lingered for years about Khadr’s case, John’s testimony was a remarkable example of how the…

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National security invoked to block testimony

Ottawa seeks to gag Afghan prisoner probe witnesses Federal lawyers are trying to block government witnesses from testifying before a military watchdog investigating the treatment of Taliban prisoners in Afghanistan, The Canadian Press has learned.