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Criminal Law - Defences - Entrapment

Thursday, September 01, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Application by the accused Nuttall and Korody for a stay of proceedings due to entrapment and abuse of process resulting from the conduct of the police in an undercover operation. Both accused were convicted of terrorist offences arising from the planting of explosive devices made from pressure cookers. The RCMP’s interest in Nuttall arose from a tip given to them by CSIS in 2013 that indicated he was attempting to purchase potassium nitrate at local pharmacies. The RCMP conducted an investigation through surveillance and an undercover...