Posted On: January 21, 2013 by John McKiggan

SCC issues important ruling for abuse survivors

Last week the Supreme Court of Canada issued it's decision in R. v. Ryan.

The court ruled on whether the defence of duress was available to a woman who tried to hire a hit man to kill her abusive husband.

My article Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies Law of Duress: Or does it? was posted on the Atlantic Canada Legal Examiner website.

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