Self-Defence Shooting: Supreme Court of Canada to Hear New Case

Central Question for the Applicant: Does lawfully confronting an intruder prevent a homeowner from claiming lawful self-defence?

15 Aug 2020

2 min read — The Supreme Court of Canada will hear an appeal by a homeowner saying he shot and killed an intruder in self-defence, its first self-defence case since the government updated the Criminal Code in 2013.

Case: Peter Khill (Ontario)

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