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Thursday, August 18, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Motion by Cawthorne to quash the appeal by the Minister of National Defence (Minister) from a judgment of the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada setting aside his convictions for possession of child pornography and ordering a new trial. Appeal by the Minister from a judgment of the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada declaring invalid s. 230.1 of the National Defence Act (Act) after military judges acquitted Gagnon of sexual assault and allowed Thibault’s plea in bar of trial. The Court was called upon to...