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Old 06-14-2012, 11:00 AM
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Default Top court to hear landmark spousal abuse case

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The Supreme Court of Canada will begin hearing arguments this morning on whether victims of domestic abuse can hire a hit man to kill their partners, a controversial issue which tests the limits of the defence of duress.

The case involves a Nova Scotia woman, Nicole Doucet, who tried to hire an undercover RCMP officer to kill her husband Michael Ryan.
from CBC news Canada ...