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How Nicole Doucet Got Away with Hiring a Canadian Hitman

Earlier this month, Nicole Doucet was brought in front of the Supreme Court of Canada after she tried to have her allegedly abusive ex-husband, Michael Ryan, killed. She hired a hitman to do the job for $25,000, but unfortunately for Nicole and fortunately for Michael, the assassin turned out to be an undercover RCMP officer. Despite that, Nicole was ultimately absolved by the Supreme Court of Canada.
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Can Battered Women Hire A Hitman?

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada will hear arguments this week on whether the battered woman's defence can be widened to include the hiring of a hit man to kill an abusive spouse.That question wil...