BRITISH COLUMBIA CASE LAW LIBRARY
R. v. Illes,  first degree murder; Trial judge charging jury that law presumes any incriminating part of accused’s statement likely true, while exculpatory statements carry less weight — Whether direction improper
SUPREME COURT OF CANADA
Illes,  3 S.C.R. 134, 2008 SCC 57
WIC Radio Ltd. v. Simpson,  radio talk show host; opposing social activist; Defamation; re. introducing materials dealing with homosexuality into public schools; M compared S in her public persona to Hitler
R. v. Stirling,  criminal negligence causing death;prior consistent statements admitted into evidence to rebut allegation of recent fabrication — Whether trial judge used statements for truth of their contents and to support credibility of witness.
R. v. Wittwer,  three counts of sexual interference; The impugned statement should have been excluded pursuant to s. 24(2) of the Canadian Charter
R. v. Rojas,  charge to jury; M said that he bought some gas to have the car burned. M testified that he did not know that the victim’s body was inside the car.
RBC Dominion Securities Inc. v. Merrill Lynch Canada Inc.,  virtually all the investment advisors at that branch left without notice for the branch of its competitor, Merrill Lynch
Juman v. Doucette,  childcare worker, provided day-care services in her home. A 16?month?old child suffered a seizure while in her care; She relied on the parties’ implied undertaking to the court not to use documents or answers on discovery
F.H. v. McDougall, [2008) Sechelt Indian Residential School; M was an Oblate Brother at the school; H claimed to have been sexually assaulted by M
R. v. Pritchard,  marijuana stash; on circumstantial evidence, the accused was charged with murdering S during the course of the robbery.
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