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R. v. Tremblay, [1990] 2 S.C.R. 1106


André Tremblay           Appellant




Her Majesty The Queen                                                                   Respondent


Indexed as:  R. v. Tremblay


File No.:  20629.


1990:  October 5.


Present:  Lamer C.J. and La Forest, L'Heureux‑Dubé, Gonthier and Cory JJ.


on appeal from the court of appeal for quebec


                   Criminal law ‑‑ Charge to jury ‑‑ First degree murder ‑‑ Premeditation ‑‑ Whether trial judge misdirected jury.


                   APPEAL from a judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal, [1987] R.J.Q. 2389, dismissing the accused's appeal from his conviction on a charge of first degree murder[1].  Appeal dismissed.


                   Jean‑Claude Danis and Alain Roy, for the appellant.


                   Stella Gabbino, for the respondent.


                   The judgment of the Court was delivered orally by


                   Lamer C.J. ‑‑ It will not be necessary to hear from you, Ms. Gabbino.  We are ready to hand down judgment.


                   With respect, we do not agree with the dissenting judge and, consequently, the appeal is dismissed.


                   Judgment accordingly.


                   Solicitors for the appellant:  Jean‑Claude Danis and Alain Roy, Montréal.


                   Solicitor for the respondent:  Stella Gabbino, Montréal.

    [1]  Sup. Ct. Montréal, No. 500‑01‑010480‑827, February 22, 1984.





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