Implementing Wigmore Part II:
When the Rubber Hits the Road
Examiniation of criteria four of the Wigmore consideration, a review of the interests that third parties have pitted against research confidentiality, the research and research participant in US Common Law, Canadian Jurisprudence on privilege with focus on R vs O’Connor. Also provides a nice summary of the Wigmore Strategy
Ted Palys is a professor in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University. His areas of research and teaching include research methods and the sociology of knowledge; relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada and internationally; and the ethics and law of research confidentiality. He lives in Vancouver.
John Lowman is a professor in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University. He studies prostitution, prostitution law, and prostitution law enforcement in Canada. Since 1997 he has written with Ted Palys extensively about the ethics and law of research confidentiality. He lives in Vancouver.