Ivan Henry and the “Open Court Principle” II

The B.C. Supreme Court has rejected my application for access to the Report of the Special Prosecutor in the #IvanHenry case, ruling that the Report is a “privileged” communication between lawyer (Leonard Doust, Q.C.) and client (the Attorney General of British Columbia. http://bit.ly/160rMN7 

My position was that, given the reliance placed on the contents of the Report by the B.C. Court of Appeal in its acquittal decision, “privilege” had been de facto waived. In the circumstances, the “open court” principle required public access to the document.

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