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If winning cases before the Supreme Court of Canada could be likened to the National Hockey League, the B.C. government would be the Toronto Maple Leafs of litigants. Perhaps the government is getting bad legal advice? Perhaps it's not listening to good legal advice?
Ivan Henry's lawyer argued that his client deserved as much as $43 million in compensation.
He lived across the street, court heard.
Ivan Henry was imprisoned for nearly 30 years.
Henry's daughter, Tanya Olivares, described the settlement with the city as "positive.''
Kari Rietze, who was "tortured" by her father's loss, died of an overdose earlier this year.
Ivan Henry spent 27 years in jail before his acquittal in 2010.
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Ivan Henry spent nearly 30 years in jail before being acquitted on all 10 charges.
The Canadian Press
Women who survived knifepoint sexual assaults 32 years ago say the justice system is victimizing them again by refusing to provide legal funding as a wrongful conviction civil suit nears trial. Those...
VANCOUVER - The Supreme Court of Canada is hearing an appeal from a B.C. man whose lawyers say he deserves financial compensation for spending 27 years in prison for several sexual assaults he did not...
The Canadian Press
With twists and turns galore, as well as an unvarnished glimpse of Canada's brutal prison system, McEwen's book is a compelling must-read for anyone who still believes justice should be blind, and that it is better that 10 guilty men go free than to have one innocent man suffer.
VANCOUVER - The man who spent 27 years in prison for a series of sexual assaults he didn't commit won't be able sue the Crown for negligence, the B.C. Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday.Ivan Henry filed ci...
CBC -- A B.C. man who spent more than 26 years in prison for crimes he didn't commit has now filed a civil lawsuit seeking compensation. Ivan Henry was acquitted by the B.C. Appeal Court in October 20...