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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.

28
Nov 2013
Adultery's Bizarre Ancient Legal Background

Adultery's Bizarre Ancient Legal Background

Back in time, a hearing on the charge of adultery invoked a potpourri of bizarre if not funny principles in the name of the law.

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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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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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01
Jun 2011
A Common Law Tragedy: Life, Death and Siamese Twins Rosie and Gracie Attard

A Common Law Tragedy: Life, Death and Siamese Twins Rosie and Gracie Attard

In Manchester, England, the separation of Siamese twins wrenched the body of the common law open.

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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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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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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

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

07
Aug 2010
Lawyer Heart Attack

Lawyer Heart Attack

Lawyer: beware the heart attack.

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27
May 2008

Police: Would That Be Cowardice or Stupidity?

British Columbia experiences two shining examples of police inaction - either cowardice or stupidity - in less than nine months.

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