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OFFENCES-CAUSING A DISTURBANCE

R. v. PENTON, 2022 NLCA 47 DATE: AUGUST 2, 2022 FACTS: The accused was acquitted at trial of the offence of causing a disturbance, contrary to section 175 of the

OFFENCES-SEXUAL ASSAULT-CONSENT-FRAUD

In R. v. Kirkpatrick, 2022 SCC 33, July 29, 2022, the accused was charged with the offence of sexual assault.  The Supreme Court indicated that “the complainant gave evidence that