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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.

22
Sep 2013
Lawyer, Singer and ex-Hockey Enforcer Seek Law-making Authority in Parliament

Lawyer, Singer and ex-Hockey Enforcer Seek Law-making Authority in Parliament

A Federal By-Election Attracts two Colourful Wannabe Law-makers, Singer Stephane Moraille and ex-NHL Enforcer Georges Laraque.

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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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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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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
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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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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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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23
Jan 2013
World Greatest Tort Claim? Do Cellphones = Increased Risk of Brain Tumor?

World Greatest Tort Claim? Do Cellphones = Increased Risk of Brain Tumor?

Is there a mass tort claim emerging from a hidden but  non-negligible risk for brain tumors in extensive  electromagnetic radition from cell phones?

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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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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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