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Quebec Court of Appeal provides detailed guidance over Jordan in two rulings

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 9:25 AM | By Luis Millan

A Montreal man who was charged with killing his wife but whose case was the first Quebec murder case to be stayed following the landmark Jordan ruling, will not face a new trial, the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled after issuing a concurrent and “very important” decision that clarifies and provides practical guidance on the application of Jordan.

A five-member bench held that the Crown’s appeal was moot in the case of Sivaloganathan Thanabalasingham, charged with second degree murder in July 2012 of his wife Anuja...