Dissecting the term “lawful access” in the proposed Online Surveillance Bill C-30

Dissecting the term “lawful access” in the proposed Online Surveillance Bill C-30

The session will introduce the Online Surveillance Bill C-30 by discussing the legislative background and purpose of the Bill. Bill C-30 aims to give police power to intercept communications data in an effort to curb computer related crimes.  The analysis will question the concept of “lawful access” to information on the worldwide web and how it may interfere with the right to privacy.

Sahar Zomorodi is an articling student at Bahrami Law Office. She graduated from the University of Kent’s LL.B program in the United Kingdom in 2010. She is also certified in Canadian law. Prior to attending law school, Sahar obtained a BA with Honours in Criminology at York University.

While at the University of Kent, she was recipient of the best speaker award for the Internal Mooting Competition in Tort law. In her final year of law school she managed a litigation file at the Legal Aid Clinic and gained exceptional experience in advocacy before the Employment Tribunal.  Sahar headed the Criminal Appeals Team at the Kent Law Clinic and worked diligently on cases involving wrongful convictions.  Since graduating from law school she has written articles for legal publication on contract and human rights issues.

During her articling term, Sahar will be gaining extensive experience in residential and commercial real estate law, business law, and immigration.


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