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Lawyer for Ruth Burger speaks out following Costco crash appeal dismissal

The lawyer for the woman convicted in the horrific South London Costco crash is speaking out after her client was denied an appeal.

Ruth Burger, 67, was found guilty of four dangerous driving related offences in connection with the collision that happened on July 25, 2014. 236 more words

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Shafia brother convicted of killing 4 women asks Supreme Court of Canada to hear his case

TORONTO – A man convicted of murdering his three sisters and another woman is taking his case to the country’s top court, arguing new evidence showing he was a youth at the time of the deaths should not have been dismissed. 637 more words

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Tori Stafford juror seeks compensation after saying she developed PTSD following trial

TORONTO – The case of a woman who claims she should be recognized as a victim of crime because she developed post-traumatic stress disorder after serving as a juror in a horrific murder trial goes before Ontario’s top court on Tuesday. 848 more words

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Appeal in Victoria Stafford murder set to be heard on Oct. 24

TORONTO — The man convicted of killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford seven years ago is asking for a new trial, arguing there was too much weight given to the testimony of the “unsavoury” main witness. 441 more words

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Lawyer tells court Shafia family member underage when convicted in 'honour killings'

TORONTO – The lawyer for a man who, along with his parents, was convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of four family members, is arguing his client was a youth at the time of the offences and deserves a new trial. 267 more words

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