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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.

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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26
Jun 2007

Better Late Than Never

Better late than never: Egypt bans female circumcision.

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03
Oct 2009
Fatal Attraction: Gambling's Dark Secret

Fatal Attraction: Gambling's Dark Secret

The San Fransisco's Golden Gate bridge has competition as a choice location for suicide: your local casino.

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28
Oct 2007
Tinderbox Law-Making: Quebec in Transition comme d'habitude

Tinderbox Law-Making: Quebec in Transition comme d'habitude

A snapshot of a day in the life of "Politic-ville" runs the gamut; what would be a crisis in any other province is just another day at the office in Quebec.

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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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28
Oct 2007

CANLii, Poulin and the Future of Legal Information

Backrooms and computer servers never served humanity better than what those of Lexum and CANLii do for Canadians.

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19
Sep 2010

A Civil Canadian Action: Small Town Fights Giant Toxic Polluter

Mining giant Inco Ltd. came, saw, polluted and left. Decades later, Port Colborne residents were forced to drag it into the courts of Ontario to be held accountable for toxic leftovers. » Continue Reading

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

05
Mar 2012
Trash Can Law: Finders Keepers Losers Weepers?

Trash Can Law: Finders Keepers Losers Weepers?

The law of abandoned property is evolving, filling, emptying, filling .... Finders keepers losers weepers? Depends where you are.

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28
Aug 2011
The Secret Life of Edward Coke

The Secret Life of Edward Coke

If tabloids existed during the reign of Elizabeth I, they would have been buzzing with the scandalous, if not bizarre personal life of that venerable bastion of the common law, Sir Edward Coke.

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