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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.

22
Jul 2013
Killer By Design?

Killer By Design?

The defendant's blood was not found at the murder scene. But it would come in handy at trial.

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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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31
May 2013
The Signature: Law's Golden Key

The Signature: Law's Golden Key

The signature has always been the great, golden key of the law but the Internet may soon be changing all that.

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14
Jun 2013
Active Euthanasia Law Lands in Canada

Active Euthanasia Law Lands in Canada

Quebec grabs the attention of legal thinkers by tabling a proposed law that would legalize active euthanasia.

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26
Jan 2013
Junior Hockey, Sex and Rape

Junior Hockey, Sex and Rape

Junior hockey seems to wink at an environment of sexual entitlement, careless of the young female victims in its wake.

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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
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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13
Jul 2013
Getting Off The Record: The Lawyer's Oft Catch-22

Getting Off The Record: The Lawyer's Oft Catch-22

One of the worst nightmares for lawyers can be getting off the record. There's an app for that.

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27
Aug 2013
Bikram Yoga Sued - Yogi Alleges Teacher Caused Serious Injury

Bikram Yoga Sued - Yogi Alleges Teacher Caused Serious Injury

Negligence or inattention? Bikram yoga stares down legal action.

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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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