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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.

28
Feb 2009

Voodoo Sarkozy

What's the point of having a President if you can't "poke" fun at him?

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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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25
Jul 2009

30
Apr 2009

Fritz Haber: War Criminal

Because the concept of private liability for war crimes was only developing, Fritz Haber was never prosecuted for war crimes.

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19
Dec 2009
What to Do With Pirates?

What to Do With Pirates?

Modern-day pirates are a deadly reality of all who roam the high seas. But the solution beckons if the will can be found.

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03
Oct 2009
Fatal Attraction: Gambling's Dark Secret

Fatal Attraction: Gambling's Dark Secret

The San Fransisco's Golden Gate bridge has competition as a choice location for suicide: your local casino.

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25
Aug 2009
H for Hypocrisy: The National Hockey League's Sub Judice Gambit

H for Hypocrisy: The National Hockey League's Sub Judice Gambit

The NHL spins a saga which they hope will filter to and pierce the Lady Justice blindfold of a Phoenix bankruptcy judge.

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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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21
Dec 2009

Saint Lawyer: Lawyers Who Were Sainted

Merry Christ Mass to all and to lawyers too! Saint Ives may be the patron saint of lawyers but he is not the only lawyer to have been sainted by the Roman Catholic Pope.

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