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CP NewsAlert: Appeal Court orders new trial from man in child bride case

1 month ago   |   By National Post

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for James Oler, who was acquitted of taking a 15-year-old girl across the border for a sexual purpose.
The Crown appealed the verdict in the case of the former leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Bountiful, B.C., which practises polygamy.
The Appeal Court also denied an appeal from Emily Blackmore, also known as Gail, who was convicted of taking a 13-year-old girl across the border for a sexual purpose.
A lawyer for Blackmore argued she likely didn't know about her husband's...
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