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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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23
Jan 2013
World's Greatest Workers' Compensation or Tort Claim? Do Cellphones = Increased Risk of Brain Tumor?

World's Greatest Workers' Compensation or Tort Claim? Do Cellphones = Increased Risk of Brain Tumor?

Is there a mass tort claim emerging from a hidden but  non-negligible risk for brain tumors in extensive  electromagnetic radition from cell phones?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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