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Entries for 2011

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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

01
Jun 2011
A Common Law Tragedy: Life, Death and Siamese Twins Rosie and Gracie Attard

A Common Law Tragedy: Life, Death and Siamese Twins Rosie and Gracie Attard

In Manchester, England, the separation of Siamese twins wrenched the body of the common law open.

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02
Nov 2011
Texas Judge Caught on Tape Beating His 16-Year Old Daughter: Brings  Corrective Force Debate Into Focus

Texas Judge Caught on Tape Beating His 16-Year Old Daughter: Brings Corrective Force Debate Into Focus

Texas Judge the Hon. William Adams' parenting techniques reopen the debate over corrective force, the use of corporal punishment in the raising of children. » Continue Reading

11
Oct 2011
The Case of Angela Palmer Raises the Spectre of the Death Penalty

The Case of Angela Palmer Raises the Spectre of the Death Penalty

The murder of Angela Palmer in October of 1984 can not be dismissed as Stephen King fiction.

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09
Jul 2011
Earthquake Law: Christchurch, New Zealand's Shake Chaos

Earthquake Law: Christchurch, New Zealand's Shake Chaos

An act of God shakes Christchurch and her justice system all to Hell and back. » Continue Reading

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

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

04
Dec 2011
Justice and Law Christmas Jokes

Justice and Law Christmas Jokes

Lawyer jokes, the Christmas edition. Joyeux noël avocats, juges, notaires et technicien juridique.

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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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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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