April 30th, 2018

R v MacDonald, 2018 Alberta Court Of Appeal – Trial Lawyer Did Not Provide Effective Assistance

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Appellant convicted at trial of assault with a weapon. Sole issue at trial was ID. Dock ID and appellant identified by police officer from security video. Issue on appeal of whether trial counsel’s concession of identity in closing argument, and failure to raise issues of video quality and frailties of dock ID constituted ineffective assistance. … Read More.