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Ruling extends spousal immunity to common-law spouses

The common law rule against spousal compellability must be extended to common-law spouses because otherwise it would result in “blatant discrimination” that cannot be countenanced in the age of the Charter, held the Alberta Court of Appeal in a ruling that will most likely have persuasive authority in spite of a bill introduced in Parliament that will abolish spousal immunity, according to legal experts. 1,056 more words


Court allows extradition of Alberta terrorism suspect

WATCH: An Edmonton man has been ordered to face terrorism and murder charges in the United States. Fletcher Kent reports.

EDMONTON – The Alberta Court of Appeal has ruled that an Alberta man should be extradited to the United States to face terrorism and murder charges. 343 more words