Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Constitutional Law

The Supreme Court of Canada released the following decision 2019-07-26:

R. v. Stillman, 2019 SCC 40; File No. 37701, 38308

Case brief

(Whether s. 130(1)(a) of National Defence Act  is inconsistent with constitutional right to trial by jury in its application to serious civil offences — Whether service offence tried under s. 130(1) (a) engages military exception such that right to trial by jury may be denied — Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, s. 11 (f) — National Defence Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. N‑5, s. 130(1) (a).)