When free speech goes too far: Huberman

November 28th, 2017

By Mia Clarke

Freedom of speech is not absolute and the courts are likely to back the government’s decision to stop delivering a controversial Toronto publication, says Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator Marvin Huberman.

“While it’s probably correct that the government has limited this fellow’s freedom of expression, the court can determine that the infringement is reasonably justified,” he tells AdvocateDaily.com.

The case revolves around a free, Toronto-based newspaper that was being delivered to homeowners through the mail.

Earlier this month, the federal government ordered the Crown corporation to stop distributing the publication, according to a CBC story.
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