The Canadian Press

1996-03-18 | Homolka-Deal

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The judge who reviewed Karla Homolka's plea-bargain said prosecutors were justified in making a deal with the killer. Patrick Galligan said that at the time the agreement was made, there was simply no case against Paul Bernardo. He also endorsed the Crown's decision not to charge Homolka in the sex assault of a girl known as Jane Doe, even though she hadn't told police about it.

Date: 1996-03-18
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the benefit that could be obtained by charging her was some increase in the total sentences to which she would be subjected at risk was the successful prosecution of Paul Bernardo for first degree murder in the end I concluded that I would not have been prepared to take that risk >>

Clip ID: 19960318CPCN003