Justice Marc Rosenberg And The Development Of A Principled Approach To Character Evidence

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B. L. Berger, E. Cunliffe, and J. Stribopoulos, To Ensure that Justice is Done, (Toronto: Thomson Reuters Canada, 2017)


The Honourable Justice Marc Rosenberg was enormously influential in Canadian evidence law. From his illustrious career as one of Canada's leading defence lawyers; to his celebrated work as a teacher of law students, lawyers and judges; to the hundreds of judgments he penned on the subject - it would be difficult to overstrate his contribution. This chapter will address one small part of that contribution: his work on character evidence in criminal cases.

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