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1

Background
where and when was Donald Marshall born?

September 15, 1953; Mi’kmaq

2

Background
who was Donald Marshall's father?

Donald Marshall Sr, the Grand Chief of the Mi’kmaq Nation

3

Background
what was Donald Marshall's relation with the law?

troublemaker with the law- at that time, the system discriminated against First Nations

4

Details on event
what was Donald Marshall convicted of and how?

murdering his friend Sandy Seale in 1971 when he was 17- While walking around the city, they encountered Roy Ebsary, who stabbed and killed Seale

5

Details on event
what was the result of the conviction?

judge and police convicted Marshall despite evidence

6

Outcome
when was Donald Marshall released by the government?

in 1990

7

Outcome
what was the compensation?

received a lifetime pension of $1.5M

8

Outcome
How did Donald Marshall's case changed the Evidence Act in Canada?

Crown Attorneys had to disclose all evidence to the defense

9

Outcome
how many times was Donald Marshall arrested?

two more times before his death

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