The Canadian Press

2016-05-25 | Murder Race Assessment

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A judge has postponed a Halifax murderer's sentencing to allow for an assessment of how his African-Nova Scotian background played a role in the crime. Kale Leonard Gabriel's defence team is preparing a so-called cultural assessment. Defence lawyer Brandon Rolle says he believes cultural assessments are a good idea. (The 27-year-old was convicted in February of second-degree murder for the 2010 shooting of Ryan White in the Mulgrave Park housing project.)

Date: 2016-05-25
Placeline: HALIFAX.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << taking into account should be a real background both racially and culturally and how that might play a role >>