R. v. Hudson, (1980) 24 A.R. 361 (NWTSC)

JudgeTallis, J.
CourtSupreme Court of Northwest Territories (Canada)
Case DateJanuary 22, 1980
JurisdictionNorthwest Territories
Citations(1980), 24 A.R. 361 (NWTSC)

R. v. Hudson (1980), 24 A.R. 361 (NWTSC)

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R. v. Hudson


Indexed As: R. v. Hudson

Northwest Territories Supreme Court

Tallis, J.

January 22, 1980.


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Criminal Law - Topic 5860

Sentence - Bodily harm with intent to wound or to endanger life - The accused, who had been drinking heavily, was assaulted by two men and whipped across the back with his own belt - After returning home for a 16-gauge shotgun, the accused shot one of the men, whose participation in the beating had not been great - The accused was convicted of causing bodily harm with intent to wound under s. 228(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada - The accused was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment, with no probation to follow the term of imprisonment - See paragraphs 10 to 11.

Cases Noticed:

R. v. Morrissette, 1 C.C.C.(2d) 307, refd to. [para. 10].

Statutes Noticed:

Criminal Code of Canada, R.S.C. 1970, c. C-34, sect. 228(a).


T. Dore, for the Crown;

J. Vertes, for the accused.

This case was heard before TALLIS, J., of the Northwest Territories Supreme Court, at Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, on January 22, 1980.

On January 22, 1980, TALLIS, J., delivered the following oral judgment:

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