Appeal of Dennis Oland's conviction for murder of father enters second day

FREDERICTON - The lawyer for Dennis Oland is arguing that the jury's verdict of guilty in his second-degree murder trial was unreasonable and an acquittal is the reasonable verdict when viewed by legal experts.

"The lens of judicial experience understands why, in the circumstances of this case, the well-intentioned, well-meaning, hard-working jury produced a verdict that the law recognizes as an unreasonable one in law, and one which this honourable court is required by law to reverse," Alan Gold said Wednesday as he addressed three justices of the New Brunswick Court of Appeal.

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