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Entries for 2011

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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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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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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

08
Nov 2011
Christine Tourigny,Vous Nous Manquez

Christine Tourigny,Vous Nous Manquez

Marking 25 years of call to the Bar, it is not the prime ministers who are remembered but Madame, Votre Seigneurie, Christine Tourigny.

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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

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

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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13
Jan 2011
Bob Probert, Aggravated Felon

Bob Probert, Aggravated Felon

Yet another hockey biography glorifies an aggravated felon’s life given as if that of a war hero.

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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

16
Feb 2011
Capacity: The Incredible Likeness of Being

Capacity: The Incredible Likeness of Being

Capacity, once such an easy, simple concept, has exploded into an octopus of shouldnts, wouldnts, couldnts as an aging population will not be muzzled and demands to have their voice heard until the last drop of sanity.

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