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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
Dec 2011
Dateline December 2011: Saudi Arabia Beheads a "Witch"

Dateline December 2011: Saudi Arabia Beheads a "Witch"

Good morning, folks. In other news, today, on this sunny, pre-Christmassy day, in our glorious Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, authorities beheaded a witch. » 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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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

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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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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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

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

18
Dec 2011
Dramatic, Amazing, Revealing 2011 Year Old Ancient Legal Text Discovered

Dramatic, Amazing, Revealing 2011 Year Old Ancient Legal Text Discovered

In an extraordinary world exclusive, an unconfirmed but a reasonably and academically-trusted authentic ancient legal text is revealed which in all likelihood relates to the birth of a son to Mrs. Mary Christ in Israel on Monday, December 25, 0000. » Continue Reading

06
Dec 2011
Steve Jobs, 1955-2011, Deadbeat Dad

Steve Jobs, 1955-2011, Deadbeat Dad

Steve Jobs has been celebrated for technological genius. But he was also a world class iDeadbeat. » Continue Reading

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