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Procedure - Trials - Adjournment

Thursday, December 08, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the accused from conviction for assault with a weapon and aggravated assault. The appellant argued that the trial judge erred in dismissing his application brought on the opening day of the trial for an adjournment to enable him to retain new counsel. He had discharged his prior counsel, arguing that counsel failed to follow up with certain issues. The appellant also argued that there were disclosure issues he wanted to have pursued by his new counsel and applications for Charter relief. The trial judge...