R vs Alsager: Working Through Mens Rea Issues (15mins)

In Case Comments, Case Comments, Criminal Law, Mental Elements, My picks by Peter Sankoff

In this video blog, I examine the decision of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal in R v Alsager, 2016 SKCA 91. The decision raises a number of interesting mens era issues (issues concerning the mental elements of offences) and is a useful judgment to show how confusing some of these can be to consider!