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Robert Latimer
Robert Latimer
Birth: March 13, 1953
Robert Latimer
Birth: March 13, 1953

Robert William "Bob" Latimer , a Canadian canola and wheat farmer, was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of his daughter Tracy . This case sparked a national controversy on the definition and ethics of euthanasia, and two Supreme Court decisions, R. v. Latimer , on section 10 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and later R. v. Latimer , on cruel and unusual punishments under section 12 of the Charter. Latimer was released on parole in March 2008.

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