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Entries for 2011

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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

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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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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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

25
Oct 2011
Chante Mallard's Weird Yet Horrible Crime

Chante Mallard's Weird Yet Horrible Crime

Although she may have accidentally killed a man with her vehicle, she would be sentenced for murder because of what she did and did not do, after the accident. » 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

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

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

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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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

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