R. v. Slatter, 2020 SCC 36

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeWagner, Richard; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Brown, Russell; Rowe, Malcolm; Martin, Sheilah; Kasirer, Nicholas
Citation2020 SCC 36
Docket Number38870
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Date06 November 2020
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39 practice notes
  • COURT OF APPEAL SUMMARIES (December 14 ' December 18, 2020)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • December 23, 2020
    ...0808 Keywords: Torts, Negligence, Duty of Care, Foreseeability, Garnishment, Abuse of Process, 168872 Ont. Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc., 2020 SCC 36, Cooper v. Hobart, 2001 SCC 79, Rankin v. J.J., 2018 SCC 19 Ontario Securities Commission v Money Gate Mortgage Investment Corporation, 2020 ......
  • Opinion Evidence
    • Canada
    • Criminal Law Series Modern Criminal Evidence
    • May 3, 2021
    ...and credibility of a witness: R v PG , 2009 ONCA 32 at paras 28-29. For more on hypotheticals see Section IV.E.3. 103 R v Slatter , 2020 SCC 36. This is especially important where the witness has an intellec tual or developmental disability. As Moldaver J stated for a unanimous court in Sla......
  • Identification Evidence
    • Canada
    • Criminal Law Series Modern Criminal Evidence
    • May 3, 2021
    ...evidence is addressed below in Section II.L. 31 R v Slatter , 2019 ONCA 807 at para 117 (in dissent), adopted by the Supreme Cou rt in 2020 SCC 36 . The assessment of reliability in general is examined in greater detail in Chapter 8, Section II. 32 R v Downey , 2018 NSCA 33 at para 57, refe......
  • Reliability as a Factor of Credibility
    • Canada
    • Criminal Law Series Witness Preparation, Presentation and Assessment Part III
    • May 3, 2023
    ...ONCA 807 at para 119. The Supreme Court of Canada adopted the reasons of Pepall J in overturning the majority decision. 4 R v Slatter , 2020 SCC 36 at para 2. Copyright © 2023 Emond Montgomery Publications. All Rights Reserved. Chapter 15 Reliability as a Factor of Credibility 243 be viewe......
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27 cases
  • R. v. T.J.F.,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal of Nova Scotia (Canada)
    • April 25, 2023
    ...Supreme Court of Canada released several brief oral decisions (R. v. Langan, 2020 SCC 33; R. v. Kishayinew, 2020 SCC 34; R. v. Slatter, 2020 SCC 36; R. v. Delmas, 2020 SCC 39; R. v. Mehari, 2020 SCC 40, R. v. W.M., 2020 SCC 42 and R. v. Cortes Rivera, 2020 SCC 44) reminding appeal courts of......
  • Figg v. R,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (New Brunswick)
    • June 30, 2022
    ...In R. v. Slatter, 2020 SCC 36, [2020] S.C.J. No. 36 (QL), a sexual assault case where the complainant suffered from an intellectual or developmental disability, the Supreme Court allowed the appeal and ordered a new trial in a case where the trial judge relied heavily on the expert witness ......
  • R v Profeit,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • November 23, 2021
    ...verdicts in two recent cases: R v Kishayinew, 2020 SCC 34, 451 DLR (4th) 426, reversing 2019 SKCA 127, 382 CCC (3d) 560, and R v Slatter, 2020 SCC 36, reversing 2019 ONCA 807, 148 OR (3d) 81. The Supreme Court in F(G) said at para As Slatter demonstrates, a trial judge’s findings of ......
  • R v Mela,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • February 3, 2021
    ...see R v P(R), 2012 SCC 22 at paras 9-10, [2012] 1 SCR 746; B(MJ) at para 20; R v Villaroman, 2016 SCC 33, [2016] 1 SCR 1000; R v Slatter, 2020 SCC 36, [2020] SCJ No 36 (QL). Depending on the nature and depth of impact of actual unreasonableness of the verdict if found, either a direction fo......
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2 firm's commentaries
  • COURT OF APPEAL SUMMARIES (December 14 ' December 18, 2020)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • December 23, 2020
    ...0808 Keywords: Torts, Negligence, Duty of Care, Foreseeability, Garnishment, Abuse of Process, 168872 Ont. Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc., 2020 SCC 36, Cooper v. Hobart, 2001 SCC 79, Rankin v. J.J., 2018 SCC 19 Ontario Securities Commission v Money Gate Mortgage Investment Corporation, 2020 ......
  • What Regulators Can Learn From The Criminal Courts About Sexual Abuse Cases
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • March 23, 2021
    ...an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Footnotes 1 Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, c. 18. 2 R. v. Slatter, 2020 SCC 36. 3 Slatter, at para. 4 R. v. Friesen, 2020 SCC 9. 5 Friesen, at para. 147. 6 Friesen, at para. 146 [citations omitted]. 7 R. v. Visscher, 2012 ......
10 books & journal articles
  • Opinion Evidence
    • Canada
    • Criminal Law Series Modern Criminal Evidence
    • May 3, 2021
    ...and credibility of a witness: R v PG , 2009 ONCA 32 at paras 28-29. For more on hypotheticals see Section IV.E.3. 103 R v Slatter , 2020 SCC 36. This is especially important where the witness has an intellec tual or developmental disability. As Moldaver J stated for a unanimous court in Sla......
  • Identification Evidence
    • Canada
    • Criminal Law Series Modern Criminal Evidence
    • May 3, 2021
    ...evidence is addressed below in Section II.L. 31 R v Slatter , 2019 ONCA 807 at para 117 (in dissent), adopted by the Supreme Cou rt in 2020 SCC 36 . The assessment of reliability in general is examined in greater detail in Chapter 8, Section II. 32 R v Downey , 2018 NSCA 33 at para 57, refe......
  • Reliability as a Factor of Credibility
    • Canada
    • Criminal Law Series Witness Preparation, Presentation and Assessment Part III
    • May 3, 2023
    ...ONCA 807 at para 119. The Supreme Court of Canada adopted the reasons of Pepall J in overturning the majority decision. 4 R v Slatter , 2020 SCC 36 at para 2. Copyright © 2023 Emond Montgomery Publications. All Rights Reserved. Chapter 15 Reliability as a Factor of Credibility 243 be viewe......
  • Examination of Witnesses
    • Canada
    • Criminal Law Series Modern Criminal Evidence
    • May 3, 2021
    ...v HC , 2009 ONCA 56 at para 41 . 3 R v Slatter , 2019 ONCA 807 at para 117 (in dissent) [ Slatter 2019 ], adopted by the Supreme Court in 2020 SCC 36 [ Slatter SCC]. 4 HC , supra note 2 at para 41, referencing Morrissey , supra note 2 at 526. 5 R v Gagnon , 2006 SCC 17 at para 10; R v Choli......
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