Criminal Law: Jury Challenges 

R. v. Chouhan2020 ONCA 40 (39062) 
The Chief Justice: “A majority of the Court is of the view that the statutory change is constitutional and purely procedural and therefore has retrospective application. Accordingly, the appeal is allowed, the cross-appeal is dismissed and the conviction is restored. Reasons to follow.”

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Criminal Law: Jury Selection 

R. v. Esseghaier, et al2019 ONCA 672 (38861) 
The Chief Justice: “The Court is of the view that the curative proviso at s. 686(1) (b)(iv) of the Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46 , applies. The appeal is allowed. The matter is remitted to the Court of Appeal to address the remaining grounds of appeal. Reasons to follow.”

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