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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Trial judge's duties - Charge or directions - Evidence of witnesses - Intent

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 @ 8:29 AM  

Appeal by the accused, Kelsie, from convictions for first degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder. The victim, Simmons, was shot twice in an apartment lobby. He died from his wounds approximately eight hours later. Two witnesses heard gunshots. One witness heard the apartment back door slam. Another witness saw a man with a particular jacket and ponytail walk abruptly away from the apartment. The parties accepted that the man observed by the witness was Gareau. Gareau was involved with two individuals, Potts and Derry, in...