The Canadian Press

2015-05-14 | SCOC Omar Khadr

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The Supreme Court of Canada wasted no time today as it summarily rejected the federal government's bid to have former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr declared an adult offender. As Canadian Press reporter Murray Brewster tells us, the case is the third time the Khadr file has come before the high court. (After almost 13 years in custody, the 28-year-old Khadr was released on bail last week while he appeals his US conviction, which has drawn fierce criticism from legal and human rights experts.)

Date: 2015-05-14
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the court case centered on whether the 8-year War crime sentence that Omar Connor received from the US military Commission in 2010. To be interpreted as a youth or adult sentence the federal government argued it should be an addled sentence but chief justice Beverley mclachlin ordered the appeal dismissed with cost and confirmed an earlier Court ruling that says Carter sentence should be served at a provincial facility >>