The Exception to Traditional Hearsay Exceptions (10mins)

In Evidence Law, Hearsay, Hearsay, Teaching Capsules by Peter Sankoff

In this video blog, I address the Ontario Court of Appeal’s recent decision in R. v. Lougaranth, 2016 ONCA 550which addresses one question: in what circumstances can hearsay that comes within the confines of a traditional hearsay exception nonetheless be excluded?  If you are new to your understanding of the residual exception to the hearsay rule, I strongly suggest you watch my Evidence capsule #15 before watching this video blog.