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Obtained in a Manner

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The phrase “obtained in a manner” [as used in s. 24(2) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms], has been interpreted by the court to require a nexus between the denial of the charter rights and the evidence the Crown is seeking to introduce. (R. v. Balak (2016), [2016] O.J. No. 435, 2016 ONCJ 44, 2016 CarswellOnt 967 (Ont. C.J.) at para. 76 Greene J.)
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