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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.

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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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
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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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

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

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

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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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

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

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

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