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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.

16
Feb 2013
The Dolphin-Plaintiff: Kama v the New England Aquarium

The Dolphin-Plaintiff: Kama v the New England Aquarium

Animal welfare lawyer tests the waters of an animal suing in his own right.

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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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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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26
Oct 2013
Divorce In Quebec, 2013. Pareil Qu'ailleurs.

Divorce In Quebec, 2013. Pareil Qu'ailleurs.

In Quebec, marriage may be in another language, but it is no distinct society.

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26
Mar 2013
A Supreme Court of Canada With a View

A Supreme Court of Canada With a View

The gorgeous Supreme Court of Canada building in Ottawa plods through long, eyesore construction work.

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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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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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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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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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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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