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Kindler v. Canada (Minister of Justice)

Country: Canada
Year: 1991
Court: Supreme Court of Canada
Citation: File No. 21321
Health Topics: Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to life

On November 15 1983, the appellant (Kindler) was found guilty of first degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and kidnapping in the State of Pennsylvania. Following his conviction, the jury heard further evidence and recommended the imposition of the death penalty. Before the formal imposition of the sentence, Kindler escaped from prison and fled to …Read more

Tags: due process, right to dignity, Right to Life
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