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Entries for 2009

Duhaime's LawMag

The world's first online legal magazine, demystified significant law and justice events around the world, published from 1996 to 2014.

25
Jul 2009

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
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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14
Oct 2009

The Death of the Common Law: Expiry date, 2100

Just about now, but for the economic might of the United States of America, the last funeral bell tolls of the common law would be fading.

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07
Feb 2009

Late Justice For A Woman's Apocalypse

Three heroines of justice, a victim, her lawyer and the judge, bravely refocus the law against historic sexual assault claims in Canada.

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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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22
Nov 2009

01
Jan 2009
Patrick Roy's Legal Troubles Revisited

Patrick Roy's Legal Troubles Revisited

Anger issues, violence and inappropriate conduct are not foreign to Patrick Roy.

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07
Oct 2009
Gretzky Law

Gretzky Law

The recent Phoenix Coyotes debacle, in which he left behind his job, is not the only time Wayne Gretzky has had to leave from the side exit of a courtroom.

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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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