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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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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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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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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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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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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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06
Jan 2013
Mea Culpa Judge Smith: A Judge's Confessions

Mea Culpa Judge Smith: A Judge's Confessions

A rare, honest view from the bench on a judicial career.

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29
Dec 2013
Military Drones: US' Silent Soldier in Court

Military Drones: US' Silent Soldier in Court

USA military drone attacks against known terrorist targets in Pakistan, come under legal attack and criticism.

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11
Nov 2013
Protecting the Dead From the Undead: Wills and Probate Law Reform

Protecting the Dead From the Undead: Wills and Probate Law Reform

When the sleepy-headed concepts of probate law and law reform come together, don't expect an iPhone.

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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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