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

11
Feb 2010

Misguided Well-Intentioned Lawyers: Discover Haiti!

Lawyer groups want to help but a jigsaw puzzle of lawyer money, agencies and a plethora of makeover plans may do more harm than good to Haiti’s dead justice system.

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09
May 2009
Bobby Ryan: The Anaheim Duck's Flight From Hell

Bobby Ryan: The Anaheim Duck's Flight From Hell

Bobby Ryan is a star hockey player in the National Hockey League. But he's also a victim of one of family law's most egregious crimes.

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25
Apr 2009

Conduct Unbecoming: The Lawyer's Sword of Damocles

Conduct unbecoming is a catch-all prohibition in the professional conduct handbooks of almost all law societies and bar associations. Because it eludes clear definition, it ever hovers over lawyers - even when they are not at the office - like a sword of Damocles.

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15
May 2013
Ferry Sinks - Acting Captain Convicted for Criminal Negligence

Ferry Sinks - Acting Captain Convicted for Criminal Negligence

Circa 2013, the captain of a ferry is convicted for criminal negligence causing death. Not in the third world. In Canada.

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11
Nov 2013
Protecting the Dead From the Undead: Wills and Probate Law Reform

Protecting the Dead From the Undead: Wills and Probate Law Reform

When the sleepy-headed concepts of probate law and law reform come together, don't expect an iPhone.

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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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17
Jul 2010
Lawyer Sues to be Declared Father of Basketball Star Lebron James

Lawyer Sues to be Declared Father of Basketball Star Lebron James

Why would an American lawyer take embarrassing public legal action against Lebron James' mother to be declared the basketball star's father? Does a Dad gotta do what a Dad's gotta do?

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11
Aug 2011
London Riots and the Criminal Mind

London Riots and the Criminal Mind

As London rioters are arrested and appear before judges, it would be an awkward moment if they recognize each other. » Continue Reading

14
Sep 2007

Anna Nicole Smith Law

"Anna Nicole Smith Law", keeps an army of lawyers busy to this day, jumping from jurisdiction to jurisdiction like a travelling circus of business suits.

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14
Oct 2011
Medicine and Law: A Violent Encounter

Medicine and Law: A Violent Encounter

Law, as it were, is a jealous mistress. Still, I Love Law. » Continue Reading

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