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Entries for 2013

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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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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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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
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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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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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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18
Sep 2013
Justice Gustin Reichbach - A Fighter Until His Clock Ran Out

Justice Gustin Reichbach - A Fighter Until His Clock Ran Out

When Mr. Justice Gustin Reichbach of the New York Supreme Court got a whiff of legal idiocy, he would go nose to nose with the law if need be, and fight even until his clock ran out.

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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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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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