R. v. Jacobson (C.); R. v. Hall (S.), [2004] O.T.C. 1228 (SC)

Judge:D.S. Ferguson, J.
Court:Superior Court of Justice of Ontario
Case Date:July 28, 2004
Jurisdiction:Ontario
Citations:[2004] O.T.C. 1228 (SC)
 
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R. v. Jacobson (C.), [2004] O.T.C. 1228 (SC)

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Temp. Cite: [2005] O.T.C. TBEd. SE.114

Her Majesty the Queen v. Cosmo Jacobson also known as Avi Mundy and Sean Hall

(Court File No. 9560-03)

Indexed As: R. v. Jacobson (C.); R. v. Hall (S.)

Court of Ontario

Superior Court of Justice

D.S. Ferguson, J.

September 7, 2004.

Summary:

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Criminal Law - Topic 5439

Evidence and witnesses - Cross-examination of accused - By counsel for co-accused - See paragraphs 1 to 99.

Criminal Law - Topic 5449

Evidence and witnesses - Testimony respecting the accused - Character of accused (incl. discreditable conduct) - General - See paragraphs 1 to 103.

Criminal Law - Topic 5476

Evidence and witnesses - Joint or separate trials - Admissibility of evidence of disposition or propensity of co-accused - See paragraphs 1 to 99.

Evidence - Topic 512

Presentation of evidence - Rebuttal evidence - To contradict witnesses - See paragraphs 100 to 102.

Evidence - Topic 4729

Witnesses - Examination - Impeaching credibility - Evidence - See paragraph 100.

Cases Noticed:

R. v. Pollock (R.) et al. (2004), 188 O.A.C. 37 (C.A.), appld. [para. 19].

R. v. Gonzague (1983), 4 C.C.C.(3d) 505 (Ont. C.A.), refd to. [para. 55].

R. v. Creighton (D.J.) and Crawford (C.), [1995] 1 S.C.R. 858; 179 N.R. 161; 81 O.A.C. 359; 96 C.C.C.(3d) 481, refd to. [para. 55].

R. v. Anderson (1938), 70 C.C.C. 275 (Man. C.A.), refd to. [para. 55].

R. v. McLaughlin (1974), 15 C.C.C.(2d) 562 (Ont. C.A.), refd to. [para. 55].

R. v. Jackson and Davy (1991), 51 O.A.C. 92; 68 C.C.C.(3d) 385 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 56].

R. v. Davison, DeRosie and MacArthur (1974), 20 C.C.C.(2d) 424 (Ont. C.A.), leave to appeal refused [1974] 1 S.C.R. viii, refd to. [para. 56].

R. v. Kendall and MacKay (1987), 20 O.A.C. 134; 35 C.C.C.(3d) 105 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 59].

R. v. Robertson (1975), 21 C.C.C.(2d) 385 (Ont. C.A.), refd to. [para. 60].

R. v. Atkins (2002), 164 C.C.C.(3d) 289 (Ont. C.A.), refd to. [para. 60].

R. v. Sims (1994), 87 C.C.C.(3d) 402 (B.C.C.A.), refd to. [para. 60].

R. v. Suzack (C.V.) et al. (2000), 128 O.A.C. 140; 141 C.C.C.(3d) 449 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 60].

R. v. Lyttle (M.G.) (2004), 316 N.R. 52; 184 O.A.C. 1; 180 C.C.C.(3d) 476 (S.C.C.), refd to. [para. 61].

R. v. Chambers (No. 2), [1990] 2 S.C.R. 1293; 119 N.R. 321; 59 C.C.C.(3d) 321, refd to. [para. 95].

Authors and Works Noticed:

Paciocco, David M., and Stuesser, Lee, The Law of Evidence (3rd Ed. 2002), pp. 4.1 [para. 63]; 4.2 [para. 62].

Watt's Manual of Criminal Evidence, paras. 20.04 [para. 55]; 20.07 [para. 100].

Counsel:

Paul T. Murray and Jinwon Kim, for Her Majesty the Queen;

Douglas Usher and Jason Dos Santos, for Cosmo Jacobson;

Paul Burstein and Karen Unger, for Sean Hall.

This case was heard on July 28, 2004, by D.S. Ferguson, J., of the Ontario Superior Court, who released the following decision on September 7, 2004.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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