‘Failure to exclude’ statements made to police ‘error in law,’ court rules; new trial ordered

By Amanda Jerome (August 2, 2023, 1:10 PM EDT) -- The Court of Appeal for Ontario has ordered a new trial in a second degree murder case as the “trial judge erred in admitting some of the statements made by the appellant to the police.” Counsel for the appellant noted that the decision “gives an excellent summary of the law of detention and provides a detailed analysis of the application of the law to the facts of this case.”...
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