Michael Ryan

How Nicole Doucet Got Away with Hiring a Canadian Hitman

VICE | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada

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.

Why Wasn't He Called To Defend Abuse Allegations?

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada

HALIFAX - The Crown attorney in the case of a woman who tried to have her husband killed by a hitman says he stands by his decision not to call the in...

Abused Wife Who Tried To Hire Hitman Free

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - Fresh from a liberating victory at the Supreme Court of Canada, Nicole Ryan choked back tears and uttered a single word when asked if she sti...

Can Battered Women Hire A Hitman?

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada

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 h...