Juries must be told structure, continuity distinguishing qualities of ‘criminal organizations’: SCC

By Cristin Schmitz (July 14, 2023, 3:56 PM EDT) -- Trial judges instructing juries on the definition of a “criminal organization” must explain that such an organization is one that, by virtue of its structure and continuity, poses an enhanced threat to society, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in a judgment which elucidates as well how appellate courts should carry out their “functional” reviews of jury instructions for legal error....
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