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Entries for 2008

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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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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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27
Mar 2008

European Road Kill

With sympathies to recovering European traffic victims and their families, and for the hospital food, the solution to your woes is simple. Three words; traffic law enforcement.

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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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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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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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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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24
Oct 2008

Blogging To Death In The Name of Almighty God

In some Muslim countries, law blogging is a hazardous occupation.

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07
Apr 2008

Polygamy Now Safely Brewed In British Columbia?

The Provincial government's top law enforcement officer toys with not prosecuting polygamists and bigamists, anticipating a Charter ass-kicking in Court. If so, law is orphaned and we all suffer.

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