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Entries for 2013

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

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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26
Mar 2013
A Supreme Court of Canada With a View

A Supreme Court of Canada With a View

The gorgeous Supreme Court of Canada building in Ottawa plods through long, eyesore construction work.

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18
Jan 2013
Canada's Supreme Court, Hot and Cold in Battered Wife Claim

Canada's Supreme Court, Hot and Cold in Battered Wife Claim

Supreme Court of Canada plays chicken but stops prosecution of Nova Scotia woman who tried to hire hitman to take out an allegedly incredibly abusive husband.

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01
Jan 2013
Voyage of the Damned, Circa 2013

Voyage of the Damned, Circa 2013

The horrific plight of thousands of fellow human beings - Eritrean refugees - on the Sinai desert - children and women among them - is apparently completely out of the reach of law.

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09
Jun 2013
Judge Yeshaya's Judicial Monstrosity

Judge Yeshaya's Judicial Monstrosity

Now-former Israeli judge Nissim Yeshaya's words are unspeakable.

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22
Jul 2013
Killer By Design?

Killer By Design?

The defendant's blood was not found at the murder scene. But it would come in handy at trial.

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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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15
May 2013
Ferry Sinks - Acting Captain Convicted for Criminal Negligence

Ferry Sinks - Acting Captain Convicted for Criminal Negligence

Circa 2013, the captain of a ferry is convicted for criminal negligence causing death. Not in the third world. In Canada.

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18
Sep 2013
Justice Gustin Reichbach - A Fighter Until His Clock Ran Out

Justice Gustin Reichbach - A Fighter Until His Clock Ran Out

When Mr. Justice Gustin Reichbach of the New York Supreme Court got a whiff of legal idiocy, he would go nose to nose with the law if need be, and fight even until his clock ran out.

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