Supreme Court Judgments

Decision Information

Decision Content

Supreme Court of Canada

Criminal law—Murder—Trial—Judge’s charge to the jury—Whether inflammatory or improper—Absence of motive—Evidence circumstantial.

APPEAL from a judgment of the Court of Appeal for Ontario dismissing an appeal from the conviction of the appellant on a charge of murder. Appeal dismissed.

E.L. Greenspan, for the appellant.

M.A. MacDonald, for the respondent.

The judgment of the Court was delivered orally by

THE CHIEF JUSTICE—We do not need to hear you Miss MacDonald. We are all of the opinion that the charge to the jury did not give rise to an error of law. The appeal is accordingly dismissed.

Appeal dismissed.

Solicitors for the appellant: Greenspan, Gold & Moldaver, Toronto.

Solicitor for the respondent: Ministry of the Attorney General for Ontario, Toronto.




For 20 years now, the Lexum site has been the main public source for Supreme Court decisions.




Efficient access to your decisions

Decisia is an online service for courts, boards and tribunals aiming to provide easy and professional access to their decisions from their own website.

Learn More