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Criminal Law - Compelling appearance, detention and release - Release or detention after trial or pending appeal - Application by accused for bail allowed

Thursday, September 29, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Application by the accused, Hope, for judicial interim release pending a new trial. In 2009, the applicant shot and killed a man on a residential street. He was arrested and imprisoned in 2010. The applicant admitted the killing but contended he acted in self-defence. In 2013, the applicant was convicted of second degree murder and related firearm offences. He was sentenced to life imprisonment without eligibility for parole for 11 years. In 2016, the Court of Appeal ordered a new trial, primarily on the basis the...