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Criminal Law - Appeals - Grounds - Miscarriage of justice - Powers of appellate court - New trial - To receive new evidence

Thursday, August 18, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the accused, Brown, from convictions for second degree murder and assault with a weapon. The accused and Reid were part of a group that got into a fistfight with another group of attendees at a casino. Both groups were told to leave the premises. Minutes later, two members of the opposing group were shot by two different shooters. One of the shootings proved to be fatal. The accused and Reid were convicted at trial and appealed to the Court of Appeal. The accused’s appeal...