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Entries for 2008

Duhaime's LawMag

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

22
Jul 2008

Banning the Use of Hand-Held Cell Phones While Driving

What is with banning hand-held cell phone use while driving that's so difficult for law-makers? Maybe this will help: The Emperor has no clothes! The Emperor has no clothes!

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15
Dec 2008

The Drama Of Life, aka Your Local Courthouse

For the voyeurs of everyday life, there is only the courthouse.

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08
Jan 2008

The Daily Newspaper: Always A Law Journal

The news is full of daily glimpses of the evolution of the law. You just need to open your eyes to it.

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06
Mar 2008

Smut, Bellfield and Shannon

Smut, crime and catch and release in the homeland of common law.

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16
Jul 2008
Birthday Legal Information Ramblings

Birthday Legal Information Ramblings

It only takes two psychiatrists to lock someone away. Birthday or not, here's enough to find ten.

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25
Feb 2008

Law and Order in Mexico - A Blast From the Past

Venture off your all-inclusive resort in Mexico and you'd better saddle 'up, partner (and bring a doggy bag and call your insurance broker .... )!

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08
Jul 2008
Politically-Correct Is Dead! Long Live The Truth!

Politically-Correct Is Dead! Long Live The Truth!

We speaketh prematurely but the lovely knoll of ditching political correctness- sweeter sounding still as it rings from the home of the common law - has been heard and struck a beacon of light upon the shadow of law which naively wants to be all things to all cultures.

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08
Sep 2008

The Art Of Trial: Private and Confidential!

Trial, for the layperson (read "non-lawyer") is a source of tremendous stress and nervousness. You rarely see standing-room only line-ups at the public galleries of the Courthouse. But for lawyers, they are masochistic labours of love; a chunk of time where the stress is through the roof but so, too, is the intensity.

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27
May 2008

Police: Would That Be Cowardice or Stupidity?

British Columbia experiences two shining examples of police inaction - either cowardice or stupidity - in less than nine months.

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15
Mar 2008

The Return of the Bourgeois

Much maligned since 1789, the bourgeois of France are back.

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