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Criminal Law - Appeals - Powers of appellate court - To receive new evidence

Thursday, November 24, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the accused, AB, from convictions for three counts of sexual assault and one count of uttering death threats. The accused’s former spouse alleged that three incidents of non-consensual sexual intercourse occurred over a 26-month period following their separation. The accused testified and acknowledged that the incidents of intercourse occurred, but on each occasion the conduct was consensual and mutually agreeable. The accused was convicted by a judge sitting with a jury. Prior to trial, the accused was represented by counsel who indicated an intention...