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Entries for 2014

Duhaime's LawMag

The world's first online legal magazine, demystified significant law and justice events around the world, published from 1996 to 2014.

01
Feb 2014
In The Absence Of Effective Animal Law, Technology Can Help

In The Absence Of Effective Animal Law, Technology Can Help

While the voices for animal law are getting louder, there are things you can do now to protect your pet. » Continue Reading

22
Feb 2014
Lawyer Jokes - The Abuse Must End

Lawyer Jokes - The Abuse Must End

Lawyer jokes are no longer … umm, err, hmm … well, actually, all that funny anymore, ask any legal academic. » Continue Reading

23
Mar 2014
Disastrous Justice: Keeping the Four Horsemen At Bay

Disastrous Justice: Keeping the Four Horsemen At Bay

The justice system does not fare well on occasion of cataclysmic disaster. When will we learn that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?

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13
Oct 2014

Banks Lose Class Action

David dings Goliath as Canadian banks are ordered to repay credit card currency conversion fees to consumers.

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14
Jun 2014
Factitious Disorder by Proxy, Legal Information Disorder Directly

Factitious Disorder by Proxy, Legal Information Disorder Directly

Factitious disorder by proxy, she told the Court, made her poison her daughter for money. Not guilty by reason of insanity, she asked, though her daughter almost died.

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23
Feb 2014
The Gold Medal Law of Hockey

The Gold Medal Law of Hockey

Behind Canada's gold medal in Olympic ice hockey flows a subtle stream of law and order.

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18
Jun 2014
Access to Justice Culture Shift on Costs Starts in Québec

Access to Justice Culture Shift on Costs Starts in Québec

First off the mark, as it often is, and in the name of acess to justice, Quebec introduces a novel approach to costs: eliminate them.

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21
Aug 2014

Quebec Minister Promises Changes to Animal Legal Status

Animals poised to get a form of legal status for the fist time in a North American jurisdiction.

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03
Jan 2014
World's Greatest Workers' Compensation or Tort Claim? Do Cellphones = Increased Risk of Brain Tumor?

World's Greatest Workers' Compensation or 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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26
Jan 2014
Oscar Wilde, Sodomite

Oscar Wilde, Sodomite

A criminal conviction, 2 years hard labour, a career in tatters, financial ruin and a premature death is the price Oscar Wilde paid .. just for a gay relationship.

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