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Police must allow hospitalized drunk drivers the right to seek counsel: Supreme Court rules

by MADD Sarnia/Lambton

In a firm support of the right to counsel, the Supreme Court has told police that they need to be prompt and pro-active in helping suspects find a telephone to call their lawyer. The ruling, which came in a drunk-driving case, has wide implications for an era in which cell phones are everywhere. It will… Continue reading Police must allow hospitalized drunk drivers the right to seek counsel: Supreme Court rules