Citing problematic jury instructions, Ontario’s top court orders new trial for men convicted of sexual assault

By Christopher Guly (September 18, 2023, 11:25 AM EDT) -- Nearly three years ago, two young men were convicted of one count each of sexual assault against a female complainant based on events that occurred at a party in a hotel room. But in a ruling released on Sept. 11, the Ontario Court of Appeal ordered a new trial for the men identified as U.K. and R.P. in the decision as a result of problematic instructions the trial judge provided to the jury....
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