Supreme Court clarifies scope of amicus curiae in upholding murder convictions

By Terry Davidson (July 28, 2023, 4:37 PM EDT) -- Canada’s Supreme Court has confirmed the proper role of amicus curiae lawyers used in criminal trials and emphasized judges’ discretion in determining their scope on a case-by-case basis — and in doing so, upheld the convictions of an Alberta man who killed both his mother and a disabled woman in her care....
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