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Entries for 2009

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

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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27
Apr 2009

Hockey Murder

Ladislav Scurko kills: professional hockey is not immune from the occasional dagger of violent crime.

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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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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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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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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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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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01
Jun 2009
John Haigh, Vampire

John Haigh, Vampire

Criminal law deals with one crazy criminal.

 

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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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