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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.

15
Mar 2008

The Return of the Bourgeois

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

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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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06
Mar 2008
Old Bailey

Old Bailey

Gentlemen, dust off your armour and man your wigs.

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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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