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Entries for 2011

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07
Sep 2011
Ayesha Gaddafi: Lawyer and Daughter of You-Know-Who

Ayesha Gaddafi: Lawyer and Daughter of You-Know-Who

Biography of Aeysha Gaddafi; his only daughter is one controversial lawyer. » 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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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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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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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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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

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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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

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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