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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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19
Apr 2008

End of the World Law

As we all march to our lemming-like demise upon the cliff of environmental disaster, a path of law back to safety may yet be found.

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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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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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23
Apr 2008

Pro Bono Hypocrisy

Envelope please! (Drum roll.) The award for pro bono works goes to ... John Doe, Esquire and Q.C. ..... because he has the highest rates to his paying clients and he can afford to charade as a poverty avenger!

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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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08
Nov 2008

Sisters In Law

Not so long ago, those with legal power (men) thought that giving women license to practice law would harm the 'natural and proper timidity and delicacy which belongs to the female sex'.

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23
Sep 2008

It’s War: British Columbia Lawyers Take on the Judges and the AG

The PR tanks are rolling out in British Columbia as lawyers take up arms against a fundamental rule change proposal.

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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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12
Feb 2008
Puerto Vallarta Law

Puerto Vallarta Law

A bored Canadian lawyer realizes how fascinating Mexico is ... and will be ....!

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