R.G.S. v. His Majesty the King

(British Columbia) (Criminal) (By Leave)

(Publication ban in case)


Criminal law — Evidence — Admissibility — How does the legal requirement of juror unanimity apply to a single count which contains multiple distinct incidents — When is uncharged misconduct evidence admissible as relevant to the narrative, context, and the nature of the relationship between the accused and the complainant?


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After a trial by judge and jury, the applicant was convicted of two counts of sexual assault and two counts of sexual interference of a child under the age of 16. The Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal.

Lower Court Rulings

September 10, 2020
Supreme Court of British Columbia

See file.
February 7, 2023
Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Vancouver)

2023 BCCA 52, CA47532
Appeal dismissed