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Entries for 2009

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25
Aug 2009
Hockey Ownership, Like Sausages, ‘tis Better Not to See Them Being Made

Hockey Ownership, Like Sausages, ‘tis Better Not to See Them Being Made

Old boys clubs, money, hoity-toity lawyers, a sexy NHL hockey team for sale (Vancouver Canucks), and a hot squabble, make for a strange brew in the law reports.

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09
Jul 2009
Canine Ferae Naturae: The Statutory Elimination of Naturally Fierce Dogs

Canine Ferae Naturae: The Statutory Elimination of Naturally Fierce Dogs

Pit bulls and rottweilers, neither bred nor fit for modern urban life, are proving tough to weed out.

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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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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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02
Jan 2009

Law Professor Killed By His Own Justice

Only with nausea can one fathom that Nizar Rayan was a professor of law.

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05
Dec 2009
Funniest Lawyer Christmas Cartoons of All-Time

Funniest Lawyer Christmas Cartoons of All-Time

A set of colors, a pen, a season, an itch against lawyers and all kinds of libellous professional Hell breaks loose.

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30
Apr 2009

Fritz Haber: War Criminal

Because the concept of private liability for war crimes was only developing, Fritz Haber was never prosecuted for war crimes.

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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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14
Oct 2009

The Death of the Common Law: Expiry date, 2100

Just about now, but for the economic might of the United States of America, the last funeral bell tolls of the common law would be fading.

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21
Dec 2009

Saint Lawyer: Lawyers Who Were Sainted

Merry Christ Mass to all and to lawyers too! Saint Ives may be the patron saint of lawyers but he is not the only lawyer to have been sainted by the Roman Catholic Pope.

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