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Procedure - Trial judge’s duties - Charge or directions - Defences

Thursday, November 24, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the accused, Mangatal, from convictions for aggravated assault, discharge of a firearm with intent, and possession of a restricted firearm. The complainant was shot in the leg in a residential neighbourhood in the late afternoon. Witnesses saw two men run from the scene. The accused was arrested shortly thereafter holding a sweatshirt wrapped around a handgun. Police also seized a cell phone. At trial, the judge held that the phone was seized and searched in breach of the accused’s s. 8 Charter rights. The...