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Entries for 2013

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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.

18
Sep 2013
Justice Gustin Reichbach - A Fighter Until His Clock Ran Out

Justice Gustin Reichbach - A Fighter Until His Clock Ran Out

When Mr. Justice Gustin Reichbach of the New York Supreme Court got a whiff of legal idiocy, he would go nose to nose with the law if need be, and fight even until his clock ran out.

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05
Apr 2013
North Dakota Abortion Law Stirs Hornet Nest

North Dakota Abortion Law Stirs Hornet Nest

North Dakota enters God territory, throws gas on explosive abortion debate.

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07
Sep 2013
The Oral Hearing - An Endangered Species?

The Oral Hearing - An Endangered Species?

That most central component of our justice system, the right to an oral hearing, may be quitely disappearing.

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18
Jul 2013
The Secret Language of Lawyers

The Secret Language of Lawyers

Now, for the first time ever. Lawyer words thrown out with strategic intent.

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15
May 2013
Ferry Sinks - Acting Captain Convicted for Criminal Negligence

Ferry Sinks - Acting Captain Convicted for Criminal Negligence

Circa 2013, the captain of a ferry is convicted for criminal negligence causing death. Not in the third world. In Canada.

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12
Mar 2013
Kenyans Elect Suspected Criminal Top Lawmaker

Kenyans Elect Suspected Criminal Top Lawmaker

Gentleman bastard or wrongfully accused? Kenyans roll dice, elect man suspected of crimes against humanity as top law-maker.

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09
Jun 2013
Judge Yeshaya's Judicial Monstrosity

Judge Yeshaya's Judicial Monstrosity

Now-former Israeli judge Nissim Yeshaya's words are unspeakable.

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01
Jan 2013
Voyage of the Damned, Circa 2013

Voyage of the Damned, Circa 2013

The horrific plight of thousands of fellow human beings - Eritrean refugees - on the Sinai desert - children and women among them - is apparently completely out of the reach of law.

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28
Nov 2013
Adultery's Bizarre Ancient Legal Background

Adultery's Bizarre Ancient Legal Background

Back in time, a hearing on the charge of adultery invoked a potpourri of bizarre if not funny principles in the name of the law.

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22
Sep 2013
Lawyer, Singer and ex-Hockey Enforcer Seek Law-making Authority in Parliament

Lawyer, Singer and ex-Hockey Enforcer Seek Law-making Authority in Parliament

A Federal By-Election Attracts two Colourful Wannabe Law-makers, Singer Stephane Moraille and ex-NHL Enforcer Georges Laraque.

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