September 14th, 2018

Murder Acquittal Due To Unreliable Eyewitness Evidence – R v Dhillon, 2018 Edmonton Queen’s Bench

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First degree murder trial. Main issue at trial was the identity of the person who shot the deceased. The accused did not testify, but denied being the shooter in a series of text messages to a friend. Crown’s case on identity was based largely on eyewitness evidence. Held: Acquittal. Following BD, 2011 ONCA 51, the … Read More.

February 24th, 2017

R. v. H., 2016 Ft. McMurray Court of Queen’s Bench

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Client found not guilty of sexual assault and assault after trial by a judge alone. Complainant and accused had been in an on/off relationship. Complainant stated she went to the accused’s house to pick up some of her belongings. She claimed that when she was in the bedroom the accused grabbed her, threw her on … Read More.