CIPPIC Intervened Before the SCC in Internet Libel and Jurisdiction Case

Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2017

On November 29th, 2017, the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) intervened before the Supreme Court of Canada in, et al. v. Mitchell Goldhar.

CIPPIC was represented before the Supreme Court of Canada by David Fewer, Director of CIPPIC, as well as Professors Jeremy de Beer and Marina Pavlović,  members of the Centre.

The CIPPIC team included student Lora Hamilton and intern Adam Soliman, who provided outstanding support throughout the intervention, and attendance at the hearing. 


The intervening factum is available here.

The Court is called to examine the question of jurisdiction in the context of Internet libel. CIPPIC’s intervention focused on access to justice, forum shopping concerns, and technological neutrality.


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