Supreme Court of Canada Decision: R. v. Kruk (Criminal law)

The Supreme Court of Canada released the following decision today 2024-03-08:

R. v. Kruk, 2024 SCC 7; case number 40095, 40447 - 2024-03-08 - criminal law [link to case]

  • Case Brief
    • Court of Appeal overturning convictions on basis that trial judges erred in law by failing to abide by rule against ungrounded common-sense assumptions.
    • The Supreme Court confirms credibility and reliability findings by judges in separate criminal trials and restores the convictions of two men guilty of sexual assault.