Judge ‘erred’ by considering ‘DNA evidence on its own,’ court rules, as new trial ordered

By Amanda Jerome (February 27, 2023, 1:52 PM EST) -- In a case involving a home invasion robbery, the Court of Appeal for Ontario has set aside an acquittal and ordered a new trial, finding the trial judge “erred by considering the DNA evidence on its own, detached from the balance of the evidence” as well as failing to “appreciate the true probity of the evidence” submitted by the Crown....
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