Can a court interfere with a trial court’s assessment of credibility?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from R. v. Stanley Obiora, 2019 ONSC 4719 (CanLII):

An appellate court that reviews a trial court’s assessment of credibility in order to determine whether the verdict is reasonable, cannot interfere with those assessments unless it is established that they cannot be supported on any reasonable view of the evidence. R v. H(W) supra. at para 10; see also R v. Magno, 2015 ONCA 111 at para. 72-73.

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