August 18th, 2017

R v Blanchard, 2017 Edmonton Court Of Queen’s Bench per Macklin, J:

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Accused convicted of offences including aggravated sexual assault. Post-conviction application for a mistrial. Defence had discovered a witness, who if capable of belief, might of cast doubt on the complainant’s version of events. Held: Application dismissed. Test regarding the mistrial application informed by the general rules followed on an application to adduce fresh evidence on … Read More.