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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.

08
Nov 2008

Sisters In Law

Not so long ago, those with legal power (men) thought that giving women license to practice law would harm the 'natural and proper timidity and delicacy which belongs to the female sex'.

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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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01
Feb 2014
In The Absence Of Effective Animal Law, Technology Can Help

In The Absence Of Effective Animal Law, Technology Can Help

While the voices for animal law are getting louder, there are things you can do now to protect your pet. » Continue Reading

06
Nov 2009
H1N1 Law - Swine Law for a Swine Flu

H1N1 Law - Swine Law for a Swine Flu

In a state of public health law anarchy, professional hockey players receive a killer flu vaccine while infants and pregnant women wait.

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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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15
Dec 2010
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Amy Carrier, law student, and national beauty queen.

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23
Jan 2012
Rich And Famous Kleptomaniacs: No Answer to "Why?"

Rich And Famous Kleptomaniacs: No Answer to "Why?"

Rich and famous shoplifters love pleading kleptomania. » Continue Reading

01
Jan 2009
Patrick Roy's Legal Troubles Revisited

Patrick Roy's Legal Troubles Revisited

Anger issues, violence and inappropriate conduct are not foreign to Patrick Roy.

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23
Apr 2008

Pro Bono Hypocrisy

Envelope please! (Drum roll.) The award for pro bono works goes to ... John Doe, Esquire and Q.C. ..... because he has the highest rates to his paying clients and he can afford to charade as a poverty avenger!

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02
Oct 2011
"Kill Me", The Victim Said.

"Kill Me", The Victim Said.

Current euthanasia debates bring to recall long, lost criminal law cases where, were it not for common sense and the basic intelligence of jurors, the novel defence of "he asked me to kill him" may yet have some legacy of success in Court. » Continue Reading

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