The Canadian Press

2015-06-11 | Halifax Chemicals Case

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A chemist testified today it's questionable whether a chemical a Halifax man is accused of threatening police with was a useful weapon. James Orr testified about an email in which Christopher Phillips describes making a box containing osmium tetroxide to throw at police. The former professor said it's not clear the box would be a good weapon. Defence lawyer Mike Taylor says the testimony raised important questions. (Phillips has pleaded not guilty in Nova Scotia Supreme Court to threatening police officers and possessing a weapon the hazardous chemical osmium tetroxide for a dangerous purpose.)

Date: 2015-06-11
Placeline: HALIFAX.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << no question that this is a dangerous chemical that's not in dispute that certain didn't stand up and say to the court that it's not it's just a matter of under what circumstances send their number variables that we just simply don't know >>