R. v. R.P. 2012 SCC 22
Criminal Law - Procedure - Verdicts - General - Convictions - Setting aside
The accused was convicted of indecently assaulting his sister-in-law more than 30 years after the impugned acts. The accused appealed.
The Quebec Court of Appeal, Thibault, J.A., dissenting, in a decision with neutral citation 2010 QCCA 2237, allowed the appeal and set aside the conviction. The Crown appealed.
The Supreme Court of Canada, LeBel and Fish, JJ., dissenting, allowed the appeal and restored the trial judge’s verdict.