August 4th, 2017


R v ARD, 2017 Court Of Appeal (Edmonton) 237 per Paperny, Slatter, Schutz, JA – T. Judge: Clackson, J:

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Crown appeal from acquittal on sexual assault charge. Complainant was between the ages of 11 and 16 at the time of the alleged offences. Regarding credibility, the trial judge stated (in part): “[a]s a matter of logic and common sense, one would expect that a victim of sexual abuse would demonstrate behaviours consistent with that … Read More.