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SCC Decision: December 6, 2007

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R. v. Jackson, 2007 SCC 52
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(Appeals / Unreasonable verdict)
J. was convicted of illegal production of marijuana, after being arrested at a secluded marijuana plantation with four others.  On appeal, the dissenting judge would have overturned the conviction based on insufficient evidence.  The Court upheld the conviction, holding that while mere presence at a crime scene was not enough to convict in these circumstances, the cumulative effect of other circumstantial evidence was enough to ground a conviction.
Majority/Dissent: 5/2