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some Cases handled by calgary criminal lawyer, David Chow

Cases presented here are only some of the cases handled by David Chow. All cases use lettering to protect the identity of the client for solicitor-client privilege purposes. The case lettering does not necessarily reflect the client's actual initials.  David has successfully defended many clients not represented here.

R. v. C.E.P.

Posted in Assault, Fireams Offences and

January 23, 2012

(Medicine Hat, P.C.).  Client was charged with a serious home invasion involving a firearm.  This was an extremely serious home invasion, which involved violence and the pointing of a gun. The home invader was injured when he smashed the victim through a glass table and as a result, left a trail of blood from the table, through the kitchen, with prints on the door, across a yard, to a garage and in a vehicle that was stolen. Defence argued "identification" and that the D.N.A. evidence could not be relied upon.  The eyewitness identification evidence was challenged in cross-examination. The expert's opinion with respect to the DNA was argued to be weightless as a result of the failure by the Crown to prove critical foundation evidence. After a lengthy trial, and written argument, the judge was left with a reasonable doubt and the client was acquitted.  This was a serious case that as a result of the biological materials, could have easily been evaluated by the defence as weak.  If you need a serious Calgary or Medicine Hat Criminal lawyer, call David Chow for a free telephone consultation. Do your due diligence.

This entry was posted in Assault, Fireams Offences and posted on January 23, 2012

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