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Criminal Law - Appeals - Grounds - Miscarriage of justice

Thursday, October 13, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by Legebokoff from four convictions for first degree murder. Legebokoff conceded that the evidence against him in relation to the four offences, murders of four women in 2009 and 2010, was overwhelming. His trial counsel had sought a change of venue from Prince George based on the extensive local media coverage Legebokoff had received and the fact that such coverage did not extend to larger urban centres in the province. He had hired a market researcher to conduct a poll of potential jurors in the...