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Entries for 2013

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18
Jan 2013
Canada's Supreme Court, Hot and Cold in Battered Wife Claim

Canada's Supreme Court, Hot and Cold in Battered Wife Claim

Supreme Court of Canada plays chicken but stops prosecution of Nova Scotia woman who tried to hire hitman to take out an allegedly incredibly abusive husband.

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26
Oct 2013
Divorce In Quebec, 2013. Pareil Qu'ailleurs.

Divorce In Quebec, 2013. Pareil Qu'ailleurs.

In Quebec, marriage may be in another language, but it is no distinct society.

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28
Jun 2013
To Hell and Back as Justice Requires

To Hell and Back as Justice Requires

The unbearable and unspeakable crime one judge had to deal with serves as a reminder to us all that justice must sometimes reach into the pits of hell.

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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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08
Jun 2013
Albert Einstein: Family Law Relativity

Albert Einstein: Family Law Relativity

The world’s greatest mind neglected the plain evidence that the law, too, was relative.

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16
Feb 2013
The Dolphin-Plaintiff: Kama v the New England Aquarium

The Dolphin-Plaintiff: Kama v the New England Aquarium

Animal welfare lawyer tests the waters of an animal suing in his own right.

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28
Feb 2013
Family Law Tsunami to Hit British Columbia

Family Law Tsunami to Hit British Columbia

Mark March 18, 2013 in your calendar for the Mayan polar shift of family law in BC; in a dramatic reform of family law the likes of which are with few parallels.

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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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26
Mar 2013
A Supreme Court of Canada With a View

A Supreme Court of Canada With a View

The gorgeous Supreme Court of Canada building in Ottawa plods through long, eyesore construction work.

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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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