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Evidence - Admissibility - Prejudicial evidence - Confessions and statements by the accused

Thursday, October 06, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the Crown from a ruling excluding evidence, resulting in the acquittal of the accused, Derbyshire, of after the fact accessory to murder. Police investigating a murder concocted an undercover operation that targeted the accused in the hope she would reveal the whereabouts of Skinner, the investigation’s primary suspect. Officers posed as members of an outlaw motorcycle gang and confronted the accused by detaining her in a vehicle and ordering her to turn off her phone. They aggressively demanded that she disclose how she assisted...