Know Your Right of the Day: Arrested in Canada? Google a Lawyer

Via: Boing Boing
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Upon getting arrested for driving under the influence, 19-year-old Christopher McKay from Alberta, Canada was given two options to exercise his right to counsel: a 1-800 hotline number and a phone book. After struggling to find a lawyer he wanted, McKay then told police that Google was his go-to source of any information, to which Judge Heather Lamoureux responded by ruling that "police must provide an accused with Internet access in order to exercise their right to counsel."

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