Web access to court files expanding

The age of Internet access to court records has dawned in Canada. British Columbia is leading the way with online access to some 200,000 court documents and more to come, and the Supreme Court of Canada wants to post written arguments filed in advance of its hearings. But some fear easy access to registry files could lead to the misuse of confidential or sensitive information long buried under reams of paper. Dean Jobb reports in The Lawyers Weekly.