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Criminal Law - Procedure - Trial judge’s duties - Assessing credibility of witnesses - Charge or directions - Defences - Evidence of witnesses

Thursday, February 09, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the accused, Berry, from a conviction and sentence for second degree murder. The accused shot and killed the victim in the doorway of the victim’s apartment after using another individual, Jovanovski, as a decoy to lure the victim from the apartment. Six shots were fired at close range. Four shots struck the victim in the head. One shot struck his neck and the other struck his chest. The accused fled the scene. He was arrested approximately 18 months later on an unrelated matter. Once...