Litigation privilege: transient or timeless? Blank v Canada (Minister of Justice)

Goudkamp, James
December 2007
International Journal of Evidence & Proof;Dec2007, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p322
Academic Journal
The article presents an opinion on the Canada Supreme Court's judgment in the case entitled "Blank v. Canada (Minister of Justice)", regarding litigation privilege. The Supreme Court ruled that litigation privilege ends when the proceedings that gave rise to it are completed. The implications of the judgment on the procedure and practice of law in Canada, Australia, and Great Britain are discussed.


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