Canadian Supreme Court Upholds Evidence Obtained in U.S. under MLAT Despite Violations of the Charter

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Saturday, November 1, 1997
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
13
Issue: 
11
450-451
Abstract: 
The Canadian Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Mr. Terry on second degree murder and has ruled that the statement U.S. police took from him pursuant to the warrant for his arrest, issued by a U.S. District Court acting on an official Canadian request for his extradition, was properly admitted... [more]