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Entries for 2011

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14
Oct 2011
Medicine and Law: A Violent Encounter

Medicine and Law: A Violent Encounter

Law, as it were, is a jealous mistress. Still, I Love Law. » Continue Reading

11
Oct 2011
The Case of Angela Palmer Raises the Spectre of the Death Penalty

The Case of Angela Palmer Raises the Spectre of the Death Penalty

The murder of Angela Palmer in October of 1984 can not be dismissed as Stephen King fiction.

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May 2011
104 Year Old Judge, Wesley E. Brown. A Modern Solomon.

104 Year Old Judge, Wesley E. Brown. A Modern Solomon.

In June of 2011, the Honorable Wesley E. Brown of the United States District Court at Kansas, with 60 years of tenure, and just after his 104th birthday, will become the oldest practicing Federal judge in the history of the United States.

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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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20
Aug 2011
Cannibalism on the High Seas: the Common Law's Perfect Storm

Cannibalism on the High Seas: the Common Law's Perfect Storm

There are tragic facts. And then there's the facts in R. v. Dudley. Murder and cannibalism in necessity were acquainted with the common law.

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02
Nov 2011
Texas Judge Caught on Tape Beating His 16-Year Old Daughter: Brings  Corrective Force Debate Into Focus

Texas Judge Caught on Tape Beating His 16-Year Old Daughter: Brings Corrective Force Debate Into Focus

Texas Judge the Hon. William Adams' parenting techniques reopen the debate over corrective force, the use of corporal punishment in the raising of children. » Continue Reading

25
Oct 2011
Chante Mallard's Weird Yet Horrible Crime

Chante Mallard's Weird Yet Horrible Crime

Although she may have accidentally killed a man with her vehicle, she would be sentenced for murder because of what she did and did not do, after the accident. » Continue Reading

11
Aug 2011
London Riots and the Criminal Mind

London Riots and the Criminal Mind

As London rioters are arrested and appear before judges, it would be an awkward moment if they recognize each other. » Continue Reading

11
May 2011
The Man Who Hid His House Inside A Barn

The Man Who Hid His House Inside A Barn

Mr. and Mrs. Beesley hid their house inside a barn. For legal reasons. » Continue Reading

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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