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Case headed to Supreme Court will have impact on future voyeurism decisions, LEAF says

Monday, April 16, 2018 @ 8:58 AM | By Amanda Jerome

An Ontario Court of Appeal decision regarding a teacher caught secretly filming his female students with a camera-pen has inspired the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) to act as an intervener as the case heads to the Supreme Court of Canada.

The decision in R. v. Jarvis 2017 ONCA 778 involved Ryan Jarvis, a high school teacher, who surreptitiously made recordings of female students’ chests. To be found guilty of voyeurism, Jarvis had to be found recording his students in circumstances where they had...