Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Criminal Law

The Supreme Court of Canada released the following decision today:

R. v. Calnen, 2018 SCC 6; File No. 37707

Case brief

(Whether after‑the‑fact conduct admissible to prove requisite intent for second degree murder - Whether trial judge properly instructed jury on use of after‑the‑fact conduct — Whether trial judge was required to provide limiting instruction against use of general propensity reasoning given evidence of accused’s discreditable conduct.)