December 29th, 2017

R v Girou 2017 Court Of Appeal (Edmonton) – Judicial Stay For Lost Evidence Overturned

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Crown appeal of judicial stay of proceedings in sexual assault case. Audio recording of complainant’s statement to the RCMP was inadvertently lost. After preliminary inquiry but before trial, defence made application for a stay based on this acknowledged s 7 violation. Trial judge found that the breach caused prejudice to the degree that a stay … Read More.