Published in Sex Weekly Plus, November 24th, 1997
Lawyers for the girl said they would appeal the ruling to Canada's Supreme Court.
The Alberta judge, Paul Belzil, said the federal law unconstitutionally impairs the right to a fair trial by denying a defendant access to a complainant's personal records. He said government lawyers failed to demonstrate "that the infringements of the accused's rights ... are justified in a free and democratic...
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