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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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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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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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31
May 2013
The Signature: Law's Golden Key

The Signature: Law's Golden Key

The signature has always been the great, golden key of the law but the Internet may soon be changing all that.

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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
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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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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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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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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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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