SUPREME COURT ORDERS NEW TRIAL FOR ALBERTA PARENTS CONVICTED IN MENINGITIS DEATH OF TODDLER

SUPREME COURT ORDERS NEW TRIAL FOR ALBERTA PARENTS CONVICTED IN MENINGITIS DEATH OF TODDLER

FOLLOWING THE TRIAL, THE CROWN REFUSED TO COMMENT ON THE DECISION, SAYING IT WOULD BE INAPPROPRIATE AS THE MATTER REMAINS BEFORE THE COURT.

However, when you think about it, at the Alberta Court of Appeal, there was a dissent.
Last November, the Alberta Appeal Court upheld the convictions.
It was the consensus ... that the trial judge simply did not do that," she said.

Seven Supreme Court of Canada judges have agreed with the legal team of a former Alberta couple, Collet and David Stephan, that the original trial judge erred in instructions to the 2016 jury who convicted the couple in the...

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