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The Virtual Court

This paper will seek to examine the manner in which the “virtual court” can operate in the criminal law context (when I use the words “virtual court”, I am referring

IDENTIFICATION EVIDENCE

R. v. John, 2021 SKCA 83, May 28, 2021, at paragraphs 18 to 25: There are three recognized types of identification evidence that may be tendered at trial: eyewitness evidence,

ABSENCE OF MOTIVE TO FABRICATE

The issue of how a trial judge is to assess a purported absence of motive to fabricate in assessing a witness’ (usually the complainant’s) evidence was considered by the British