Media Advisory - R. v. Shawn Brant Publication Ban Reinstated
TORONTO, July 18 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Ontario Court of Appeal has this afternoon issued an order, which has the effect of temporarily reinstating the publication ban that was lifted earlier today in relation to the preliminary inquiry held in the case of R. v. Shawn Brant. As a result of this order the media should immediately cease reporting on evidence heard at the preliminary inquiry and remove all related reports from websites. This afternoon's Court of Appeal order temporarily stays a ruling made earlier today in Napanee until Wednesday afternoon, July 23rd, at 4:00 p.m. so that a full stay application can be heard by the Court of Appeal on this matter.
July 18, 2008