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Supreme Court of Canada reserves on the constitutional validity of security certificates

Greg DelBigio represented the Intervenor, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association in the cases of Charkaoui v. The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and The Solicitor General of Canada, Almrei v. The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and The Solicitor General of Canada, and, Harkat v. The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and The Solicitor General of Canada. These cases considered the constitutional validity of security certificates and were the second time that the Supreme Court of Canada has considered legislative provisions in relation to anti-terrorist laws.

Greg was also counsel for the Intervenor, the Canadian Bar Association, in Application under s. 83.28 of the Criminal Code (Re), 2004 SCC 42, the first case where the Supreme Court had the opportunity to consider the constitutional validity of a section of the Criminal Code dealing with anti-terrorism powers. Click here to read the decision.

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