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R. v. Mian: A “new issue”

The Supreme Court recently provided new guidance to appellate courts on how to use their discretionary powers to “do justice”, while maintaining impartiality.  In a unanimous decision, R. v. Mian, 2014 SCC 54 [“Mian”],  the Supreme Court pronounced a new test on when appellate courts can raise a “new issue”:  where there is good reason [...]

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