Ontario Appeal Court leaves open questions about when accused can withdraw guilty plea: law professor

By Christopher Guly (October 24, 2022, 4:08 PM EDT) -- In a tightly written, 35-paragraph ruling, the Ontario Court of Appeal applied the standard for which an accused must understand the “legally relevant collateral consequences” of entering a guilty plea, as set out by the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Wong, 2018 SCC 25, but stopped short in identifying the extent of that awareness, according to Palma Paciocco, a criminal law professor at Osgoode Hall Law School....
LexisNexis® Research Solutions

Related Sections