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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.

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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18
Mar 2013
Airport Law: Much Ado About Much

Airport Law: Much Ado About Much

Essential, need-to-know law for anyone in or about an airport, today or prospectively.

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28
Nov 2013
Bizarre Ancient Legal Principles of Adultery.

Bizarre Ancient Legal Principles of Adultery.

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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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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06
Mar 2013
The Lawyer and the "Job".

The Lawyer and the "Job".

A moment in reflection of the greatest job in the world.

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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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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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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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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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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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