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Other Decisions Decision 2012 SCC 72 (20/12/2012)

Authority: Cour Suprême du Canada

Date: 12/20/2012

Subject: The Supreme Court of Canada rules on the balance between the freedom of religion and the right to a fair trial, concerning the possibility for a witness to wear the niqab during the hearing in court

Parties: N.S. v. Her Majesty The Queen, M-d S. and M-l S.

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 10 Freedom of religion - Justice - Art. 47 Fair trial, public hearing

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