Jury Decides Manslaughter Case

A recent jury trial dealt with the legal concepts governing the offence of manslaughter. The accused observed a man across the street being forcibly put out of a restaurant. The man was angry and agitated; he wanted to re-enter the establishment. He was shouting and...

Final Appeal Denied For Former Judge

The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal of the murder conviction of Jacques Delisle, a former judge of the Quebec Court of Appeal. Delisle was convicted of shooting his disabled wife and claiming she had committed suicide. Responding to the...