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Entries for 2013

Duhaime's LawMag

The world's first online legal magazine, demystified significant law and justice events around the world, published from 1996 to 2014.

06
Mar 2013
The Lawyer and the "Job".

The Lawyer and the "Job".

A moment in reflection of the greatest job in the world.

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11
Nov 2013
Protecting the Dead From the Undead: Wills and Probate Law Reform

Protecting the Dead From the Undead: Wills and Probate Law Reform

When the sleepy-headed concepts of probate law and law reform come together, don't expect an iPhone.

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08
Jun 2013
Albert Einstein: Family Law Relativity

Albert Einstein: Family Law Relativity

The world’s greatest mind neglected the plain evidence that the law, too, was relative.

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06
Jan 2013
Mea Culpa Judge Smith: A Judge's Confessions

Mea Culpa Judge Smith: A Judge's Confessions

A rare, honest view from the bench on a judicial career.

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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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07
Sep 2013
The Oral Hearing - An Endangered Species?

The Oral Hearing - An Endangered Species?

That most central component of our justice system, the right to an oral hearing, may be quitely disappearing.

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26
Oct 2013
Divorce In Quebec, 2013. Pareil Qu'ailleurs.

Divorce In Quebec, 2013. Pareil Qu'ailleurs.

In Quebec, marriage may be in another language, but it is no distinct society.

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18
Jul 2013
The Secret Language of Lawyers

The Secret Language of Lawyers

Now, for the first time ever. Lawyer words thrown out with strategic intent.

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14
Jun 2013
Active Euthanasia Law Lands in Canada

Active Euthanasia Law Lands in Canada

Quebec grabs the attention of legal thinkers by tabling a proposed law that would legalize active euthanasia.

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28
Jun 2013
To Hell and Back as Justice Requires

To Hell and Back as Justice Requires

The unbearable and unspeakable crime one judge had to deal with serves as a reminder to us all that justice must sometimes reach into the pits of hell.

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