(1) The applicant’s right to be tried within a reasonable time has been breached contrary to Section 11(b) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms;
(2) the applicant has been denied his right to be tried in accordance
with the principles of fundamental justice contrary to
Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms; and
(3) the provisions of the Criminal Code under which he is charged violate the equality provisions under Section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Archbishops of the Archdiocese of St. John’s, Newfoundland during Brother John Murphy’s time in the archdiocese: Edward Patrick Roche (26 February 1915 – 23 September 1950); Patrick James Skinner (January 1951-April 1979).
Decision Rendered: January 21, 2000