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Top Trials of 2016

Three years after her husband Tim Bosma mysteriously vanished, Sharlene Bosma celebrated outside a Hamilton courtroom in June when she heard the guilty verdicts for Dellen Millard and Mark Smich. The pair were found guilty of first-degree murder in the Ontario man’s death and sentenced to 25 years in prison, but both have appealed the decision. Photo from The Canadian Press

Year in Review 2016: The top trials and court cases of the year

The trials and tribulations heard in Canada’s court rooms are some of the most compelling stories anywhere in the country. From the long-awaited trial in the death of two New Brunswick brothers killed by a python while they slept, to the re-trying of a Calgary sex assault after the judge told the complainant to “keep her knees together.” Here are some of the cases that gripped our attention from gavel to gavel in 2016.