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Terry Lee May (Appellant) and Warden of Ferndale Institution, Warden of Mission Institution, Deputy Commissioner, Pacific Region, Correctional Service of Canada and Attorney General of Canada.

This case is one of great importance in the long and continuing struggle to ensure that the Rule of Law runs inside Canadian prisons.  The case is about the crucial role of judicial intervention, involving both the jurisdiction of the federal court and provincial superior courts, to ensure that the rights of prisoners are respected  and  that  the Correctional Service of Canada, as an integral part of the administration of criminal justice, adheres to its  lawful authority.