The Canadian Press

2016-02-05 | CRIME Thibault

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Quebec's Court of Appeal will deliberate before deciding on the matter of ex-lieutet-governor Lise Thibault's 18-month jail term. The 76-year-old was sentenced last September to 18 months behind bars, but was freed after serving six days. Her lawyer Marc Labelle argued before the province's highest court today that the sentence should be reduced. He cited the media coverage of Thibault, which Labelle says was meant to humiliate her. (Thibault pleaded guilty in December of 2014, after a report by the federal and provincial auditors general revealed she claimed more than 700-thousand dollars in improper expenses when she held the post. --)

Date: 2016-02-05
Placeline: QUEBEC CITY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it seems to me that the coverage was was going over giving the facts to the public it was the concern was more to make sure that she knew you would did the reports would make her look like a a a person that is not a good moral to the least wasn't exaggerating >>