January 16th, 2015

R. v. Schmaltz, 2015 ABCA 4 per Paperny, Wakeling, Brown, JA, T. Judge: Greaves, PCJ

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Appeal from sexual assault conviction. Issue as to whether the trial judge “struck an appropriate balance between allowing the appellant to present his defence … while also acknowledging his role to protect the complainant … from being subjected to … questions based upon discredited rape myths.” Held: Appeal allowed, new trial. Numerous interjections by trial … Read More.