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Entries for 2009

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25
Apr 2009

Conduct Unbecoming: The Lawyer's Sword of Damocles

Conduct unbecoming is a catch-all prohibition in the professional conduct handbooks of almost all law societies and bar associations. Because it eludes clear definition, it ever hovers over lawyers - even when they are not at the office - like a sword of Damocles.

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02
Jan 2009

Law Professor Killed By His Own Justice

Only with nausea can one fathom that Nizar Rayan was a professor of law.

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01
May 2009

www.internet.com: How to Use the Internet to Market Your Law Firm

Dinosaurs of law practice unite! Your day of judgment is coming! Vive l'internet libre!

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06
Nov 2009
H1N1 Law - Swine Law for a Swine Flu

H1N1 Law - Swine Law for a Swine Flu

In a state of public health law anarchy, professional hockey players receive a killer flu vaccine while infants and pregnant women wait.

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05
Dec 2009
Funniest Lawyer Christmas Cartoons of All-Time

Funniest Lawyer Christmas Cartoons of All-Time

A set of colors, a pen, a season, an itch against lawyers and all kinds of libellous professional Hell breaks loose.

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12
Sep 2009
The Law Travails of Theoren Fleury

The Law Travails of Theoren Fleury

Theoren Fleury the hockey player is also Theoren Wallace Fleury, defendant in a messy family law action, Fleury v Fleury.

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09
May 2009
Bobby Ryan: The Anaheim Duck's Flight From Hell

Bobby Ryan: The Anaheim Duck's Flight From Hell

Bobby Ryan is a star hockey player in the National Hockey League. But he's also a victim of one of family law's most egregious crimes.

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02
Apr 2009

Deadly Anachronism: Back To The Afghan Future?

Bad law can be quaint and amusing except when the strong, rank odor is new and deadly to women.

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09
Jul 2009
Canine Ferae Naturae: The Statutory Elimination of Naturally Fierce Dogs

Canine Ferae Naturae: The Statutory Elimination of Naturally Fierce Dogs

Pit bulls and rottweilers, neither bred nor fit for modern urban life, are proving tough to weed out.

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25
Aug 2009
Hockey Ownership, Like Sausages, ‘tis Better Not to See Them Being Made

Hockey Ownership, Like Sausages, ‘tis Better Not to See Them Being Made

Old boys clubs, money, hoity-toity lawyers, a sexy NHL hockey team for sale (Vancouver Canucks), and a hot squabble, make for a strange brew in the law reports.

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