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Duhaime's LawMag

The world's first online legal magazine, demystified significant law and justice events around the world, published from 1996 to 2014.

16
Feb 2013
The Dolphin-Plaintiff: Kama v the New England Aquarium

The Dolphin-Plaintiff: Kama v the New England Aquarium

Animal welfare lawyer tests the waters of an animal suing in his own right.

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25
Apr 2012
The 1816 Discovery of the Institutes of Gaius: One Small Step for Niebhur, One Giant Step for Mankind

The 1816 Discovery of the Institutes of Gaius: One Small Step for Niebhur, One Giant Step for Mankind

Finding one of the greatest treasures known to law was part luck, part Indiana Jones. » Continue Reading

16
Jul 2007

Turkey on the Fence: More Than Just Mini-Skirts versus Headscarves

The days run historic in Turkey as it toddles between a secular and Islam government in an election under the watchful and frightened eye of a powerful, paternal military.

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06
Dec 2012
Judges Down In the Line of Duty

Judges Down In the Line of Duty

Since 1979, in the United States, there have been too many murders of the icons of justice, judges.

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18
Jan 2013
Canada's Supreme Court, Hot and Cold in Battered Wife Claim

Canada's Supreme Court, Hot and Cold in Battered Wife Claim

Supreme Court of Canada plays chicken but stops prosecution of Nova Scotia woman who tried to hire hitman to take out an allegedly incredibly abusive husband.

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26
Jan 2014
Oscar Wilde, Sodomite

Oscar Wilde, Sodomite

A criminal conviction, 2 years hard labour, a career in tatters, financial ruin and a premature death is the price Oscar Wilde paid .. just for a gay relationship.

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07
Apr 2008

Polygamy Now Safely Brewed In British Columbia?

The Provincial government's top law enforcement officer toys with not prosecuting polygamists and bigamists, anticipating a Charter ass-kicking in Court. If so, law is orphaned and we all suffer.

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12
Feb 2012
Montreal Lawyer Léo-René Maranda, R.I.P. - An Extraordinary Legacy

Montreal Lawyer Léo-René Maranda, R.I.P. - An Extraordinary Legacy

Recently deceased Montreal criminal law defence lawyer Léo-René Maranda, had the most extraordinary lawyer's life story. » Continue Reading

28
May 2012
Defamation Double-Jeopardy: Duhaime v Mulcair

Defamation Double-Jeopardy: Duhaime v Mulcair

Even politicians can cross the line and feel the wrath of justice, but as in many defamation cases, the law can only do so much.

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28
Jun 2007

The Devil Made Him Do It

Scott Panetti's cries of insanity found an ear in the USA Supreme Court, and using an old refrain in the legal songbook.

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