Supreme Court of Canada decision: "Any question of law"

The Supreme Court of Canada released the following decision:

 

R. v. Magoon, 2018 SCC 14, File no.'s 37416 & 37479

 

(Criminal law — Appeals — Appeals to Supreme Court of Canada — Appeal as of right — Accused charged with first degree murder but convicted at trial of second degree murder — Accused appealing second degree murder convictions and Crown appealing first degree murder acquittals — Court of Appeal dismissing appeals by accused but allowing Crown appeals and substituting first degree murder convictions — Accused appealing as of right to Supreme Court of Canada from substituted verdicts — Whether accused can raise grounds of appeal relating to second degree murder convictions — Meaning of “any question of law” — Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C‑46, s. 691(2) (b).)