Pisani v. R., [1971] SCR 943

JudgeFauteux, Joseph Honoré Gérald; Martland, Ronald; Judson, Wilfred; Spence, Wishart Flett; Laskin, Bora
CourtSupreme Court of Canada
Case DateDecember 21, 1970
JurisdictionCanada (Federal)
Citations[1971] SCR 943;[1971] SCR 553;[1971] 3 WWR 401;1970 CanLII 203 (SCC);[1971] SCR 738;15 DLR (3d) 692;15 DLR (3d) 1;1970 CanLII 198 (SCC);1970 CanLII 199 (SCC);[1971] SCR 637;1970 CanLII 970 (SCC);17 DLR (3d) 491;[1971] SCR 781;[1970] SCJ No 100 (QL);2 CCC (2d) 157;[1971] SCR 321;1970 CanLII 200 (SCC);16 DLR (3d) 687;1970 CanLII 195 (SCC);[1971] SCR
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8 practice notes
  • R v Stephan, 2017 ABCA 380
    • Canada
    • Alberta Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • 15 Noviembre 2017
    ...to the jury by Crown counsel is per se conclusive of the fact that there has been an unfair trial”: R v Pisani, [1971] SCR 738 at 740, 15 DLR (3d) 1. Each case must be decided on its peculiar facts. Factors to consider whether an improper jury address by Crown counsel rendered a trial unfai......
  • R v Tokaryk, 2019 ABCA 439
    • Canada
    • Alberta Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • 15 Noviembre 2019
    ...comment by the Crown is per se conclusive of the fact that there has been an unfair trial: Pisani v R (1970), 1971 1 SCR 738 at 740, 15 DLR (3d) 1. When proceeding by judge alone, this claim is even harder to make out as a trial judge is able to disabuse his or her mind of inflammatory [29]......
  • R. v. Munroe (R.A.), (1995) 79 O.A.C. 41 (CA)
    • Canada
    • Ontario Ontario Court of Appeal
    • 19 Enero 1995
    ...16; 20 C.R. 1; Lemay v. The King (1951), 102 C.C.C. 1; [1952] 1 S.C.R. 232; 14 C.R. 89; Pisani v. The Queen (1970), 1 C.C.C.(2d) 477; 15 D.L.R.(3d) 1; [1971] S.C.R. 738; Emkeit v. The Queen (1972), 6 C.C.C.(2d) 1; 24 D.L.R.(3d) 170; [1974] S.C.R. 133; R. v. McDonald (1958), 120 C.C.C. 209; ......
  • R. v. West, 1951 CanLII 325 (NS CA)
    • Canada
    • Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Court of Appeal
    • 25 Febrero 2010
    ...made respecting the Crown by the Supreme Court of Canada in ordering a new trial in R. v. Pisani (1970), 1 C.C.C.(2d) 477, at page 478, 15 D.L.R.(3d) 1, [1971] 3 S.C.R. 738: 'Over-enthusiasm for the strength of the case for the prosecution, manifested in addressing the jury, may be forgivab......
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8 cases
  • R v Stephan, 2017 ABCA 380
    • Canada
    • Alberta Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • 15 Noviembre 2017
    ...to the jury by Crown counsel is per se conclusive of the fact that there has been an unfair trial”: R v Pisani, [1971] SCR 738 at 740, 15 DLR (3d) 1. Each case must be decided on its peculiar facts. Factors to consider whether an improper jury address by Crown counsel rendered a trial unfai......
  • R v Tokaryk, 2019 ABCA 439
    • Canada
    • Alberta Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • 15 Noviembre 2019
    ...comment by the Crown is per se conclusive of the fact that there has been an unfair trial: Pisani v R (1970), 1971 1 SCR 738 at 740, 15 DLR (3d) 1. When proceeding by judge alone, this claim is even harder to make out as a trial judge is able to disabuse his or her mind of inflammatory [29]......
  • R. v. Munroe (R.A.), (1995) 79 O.A.C. 41 (CA)
    • Canada
    • Ontario Ontario Court of Appeal
    • 19 Enero 1995
    ...16; 20 C.R. 1; Lemay v. The King (1951), 102 C.C.C. 1; [1952] 1 S.C.R. 232; 14 C.R. 89; Pisani v. The Queen (1970), 1 C.C.C.(2d) 477; 15 D.L.R.(3d) 1; [1971] S.C.R. 738; Emkeit v. The Queen (1972), 6 C.C.C.(2d) 1; 24 D.L.R.(3d) 170; [1974] S.C.R. 133; R. v. McDonald (1958), 120 C.C.C. 209; ......
  • R. v. West, 1951 CanLII 325 (NS CA)
    • Canada
    • Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Court of Appeal
    • 25 Febrero 2010
    ...made respecting the Crown by the Supreme Court of Canada in ordering a new trial in R. v. Pisani (1970), 1 C.C.C.(2d) 477, at page 478, 15 D.L.R.(3d) 1, [1971] 3 S.C.R. 738: 'Over-enthusiasm for the strength of the case for the prosecution, manifested in addressing the jury, may be forgivab......
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