R. v. L.T.H., 2008 SCC 49
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(Criminal law / Young persons / Evidence)
A young person charged with dangerous driving causing bodily harm was read his rights and signed a waiver of rights. On a voir dire, the Youth Justice Court judge found a videotaped statement inadmissible since the Crown had not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the statement was voluntary. The Court agreed with the YJC judge, finding that courts should take an "individualized, objective" approach to whether a youth understands her or his rights.