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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.

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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06
Mar 2008

Smut, Bellfield and Shannon

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

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11
Feb 2008

Sexomniacs Unite!

The rise of sexsomnia as a defence to horrendous criminal acts continues unabated. Knocked down here and there, many are getting through including that of Jan Luedecke.

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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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05
Aug 2008

China Politburo - Take A $%##@!@@ Hike

A lone student stands-down a row of four communist tanks and still, 19 years later, lawyers and international law experts with far less courage, ... tremble and wait.

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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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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
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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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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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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