An anonymous reader writes "Hollywood crime dramas are infamous for the scene when an
accused is taken to a local police station and permitted a single phone call to
contact a relative or lawyer. While the storyline is myth — there is no limit on the number of phone calls available to an accused or detainee — Michael Geist reports
on a recent Canadian
case establishing a new, real requirement for law enforcement. After a 19-year
old struggled to find a lawyer using the telephone, the court ruled that police
must provide an accused with Internet access in order to exercise their right
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