Ten Minutes on Reversing the Burden of Proof in Summary Conviction Trials

Talk about flying under the radar.  Two days ago, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the case of R v Goleski from the bench.  In the process, it confirmed that s. 794 imposes a burden of proof on the defendant to prove certain defences and excuses in EVERY summary conviction trial.

This is not a good thing.  To find out why, watch my v-blog.

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