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Entries for 2011

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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.

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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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

20
Aug 2011
Cannibalism on the High Seas: the Common Law's Perfect Storm

Cannibalism on the High Seas: the Common Law's Perfect Storm

There are tragic facts. And then there's the facts in R. v. Dudley. Murder and cannibalism in necessity were acquainted with the common law.

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05
Feb 2011
Domestic Violence: A Tale of Two Cities

Domestic Violence: A Tale of Two Cities

The birthing pains of judicial recognition of domestic violence are not for the faint of heart. » Continue Reading

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

02
Jul 2011
Satan Law And The Dragon Tattoo

Satan Law And The Dragon Tattoo

The law, order and justice issues raised by Satanic rituals, as stylized in Stieg Larsson's novel, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, are too real.

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08
Nov 2011
Christine Tourigny,Vous Nous Manquez

Christine Tourigny,Vous Nous Manquez

Marking 25 years of call to the Bar, it is not the prime ministers who are remembered but Madame, Votre Seigneurie, Christine Tourigny.

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27
Mar 2011

Rule of Law Attacked ... By Our Own!

When someone compromises the rule of law, we all need to stand, take notice and object. » Continue Reading

22
May 2011
104 Year Old Judge, Wesley E. Brown. A Modern Solomon.

104 Year Old Judge, Wesley E. Brown. A Modern Solomon.

In June of 2011, the Honorable Wesley E. Brown of the United States District Court at Kansas, with 60 years of tenure, and just after his 104th birthday, will become the oldest practicing Federal judge in the history of the United States.

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14
Oct 2011
Medicine and Law: A Violent Encounter

Medicine and Law: A Violent Encounter

Law, as it were, is a jealous mistress. Still, I Love Law. » Continue Reading

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