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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.

28
Sep 2011
The 380 Year Court Case: A Little Demesne Goes A Long Way

The 380 Year Court Case: A Little Demesne Goes A Long Way

A very, very long and drawn out legal fight over a piece of meat land. » Continue Reading

22
Jul 2008

Banning the Use of Hand-Held Cell Phones While Driving

What is with banning hand-held cell phone use while driving that's so difficult for law-makers? Maybe this will help: The Emperor has no clothes! The Emperor has no clothes!

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25
Jul 2010

Law Reports Rest In Peace

Private law reporters - West Law, Canada Law Book, Carswell - are on the precipice of corporate death. Good riddance! » Continue Reading

29
Dec 2013
Military Drones: US' Silent Soldier in Court

Military Drones: US' Silent Soldier in Court

USA military drone attacks against known terrorist targets in Pakistan, come under legal attack and criticism.

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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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06
Mar 2008
Old Bailey

Old Bailey

Gentlemen, dust off your armour and man your wigs.

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28
Feb 2013
Family Law Tsunami to Hit British Columbia

Family Law Tsunami to Hit British Columbia

Mark March 18, 2013 in your calendar for the Mayan polar shift of family law in BC; in a dramatic reform of family law the likes of which are with few parallels.

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23
Mar 2014
Disastrous Justice: Keeping the Four Horsemen At Bay

Disastrous Justice: Keeping the Four Horsemen At Bay

The justice system does not fare well on occasion of cataclysmic disaster. When will we learn that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?

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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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18
Sep 2013
Justice Gustin Reichbach - A Fighter Until His Clock Ran Out

Justice Gustin Reichbach - A Fighter Until His Clock Ran Out

When Mr. Justice Gustin Reichbach of the New York Supreme Court got a whiff of legal idiocy, he would go nose to nose with the law if need be, and fight even until his clock ran out.

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