Keeping Up Is Hard to Do:
A Trial Judge’s Reading Blog

EVIDENCE-HEARSAY

In R. v. Furey, 2022 SCC 52, December 2, 2022, the accused was convicted of a number of offences, including the offence of assault.  At the trial, Judge Skanes ruled

SENTENCING-ASSAULTS UPON CHILDREN

ZB, R. v [2022] NICA 69, December 5, 2022, at paragraph 54: Sentencing policy must, therefore, reflect that vulnerability.  Where significant force is applied to a young child with intent

EVIDENCE-SECTION 276 OF THE CRIMINAL CODE

In R. v. S (D), 2022 MBCA 94, December 5, 2022, the accused was convicted of the offence of sexual interference.  The accused appealed from conviction, arguing that the trial