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Entries for 2011

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02
Oct 2011
"Kill Me", The Victim Said.

"Kill Me", The Victim Said.

Current euthanasia debates bring to recall long, lost criminal law cases where, were it not for common sense and the basic intelligence of jurors, the novel defence of "he asked me to kill him" may yet have some legacy of success in Court. » Continue Reading

13
Jan 2011
Bob Probert, Aggravated Felon

Bob Probert, Aggravated Felon

Yet another hockey biography glorifies an aggravated felon’s life given as if that of a war hero.

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06
Aug 2011
Taj's Rage: Phoenix Lawyer Loses It But Not His License

Taj's Rage: Phoenix Lawyer Loses It But Not His License

How to call a judge a brainless coward and not lose your license permanently.

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11
Aug 2011
London Riots and the Criminal Mind

London Riots and the Criminal Mind

As London rioters are arrested and appear before judges, it would be an awkward moment if they recognize each other. » Continue Reading

15
May 2011
The Killing of Osama Bin Laden

The Killing of Osama Bin Laden

A day to celebrate or a dark day for the rule of law?

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28
Sep 2011
The 380 Year Court Case: A Little Demesne Goes A Long Way

The 380 Year Court Case: A Little Demesne Goes A Long Way

A very, very long and drawn out legal fight over a piece of meat land. » Continue Reading

28
Aug 2011
The Secret Life of Edward Coke

The Secret Life of Edward Coke

If tabloids existed during the reign of Elizabeth I, they would have been buzzing with the scandalous, if not bizarre personal life of that venerable bastion of the common law, Sir Edward Coke.

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11
May 2011
The Man Who Hid His House Inside A Barn

The Man Who Hid His House Inside A Barn

Mr. and Mrs. Beesley hid their house inside a barn. For legal reasons. » Continue Reading

29
Jul 2011
Happier Than a Tick on a Fat Dog, Busier Than a One-Legged Cat in a Sandbox

Happier Than a Tick on a Fat Dog, Busier Than a One-Legged Cat in a Sandbox

One-legged cat, topless bar, porcupines .. Justice Martin Sheehan of Kentucky issues a judicial opinion that has it all.

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19
Nov 2011
Law-Makers and Mental Disorders: Rick Perry Take Solace

Law-Makers and Mental Disorders: Rick Perry Take Solace

American Republican candidate Rick Perry's jaw-dropping affliction of amnesia on national television had better end his presidential dreams. He joins a long list of wannabe law-makers undone by mental phenomena. » Continue Reading

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