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23
Apr 2010

Michael Burdell, Lawyer, Rest In Peace

Lawyers are not supposed to die in the line of duty. When it happens, long live the death penalty.

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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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25
Jun 2007
Animals Walk Amongst Us

Animals Walk Amongst Us

Chris Benoit, animal: how could you?

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06
Mar 2008

Smut, Bellfield and Shannon

Smut, crime and catch and release in the homeland of common law.

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05
Sep 2012
The Mass Murder and Lawyer Jokes

The Mass Murder and Lawyer Jokes

How the aftermath of a tragic, mass murder of lawyers suddenly turned into a debate about lawyer jokes.

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22
Sep 2011
To Kill A Judge: The Worst of Crimes

To Kill A Judge: The Worst of Crimes

To kill a judge is the worst of crimes. And yet there is judicial blood within the pages of legal history, and some of it recently spilled. » Continue Reading

04
Sep 2007
The Battle of Edington - Passion Over Reason

The Battle of Edington - Passion Over Reason

Jonathan Edington, attorney, spited his compass, lost his bearings and killed a man, leaving a whole profession disheartened.

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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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04
Feb 2012
Bullying: The Silent Persecution

Bullying: The Silent Persecution

The law must catch up to the fact of bullying and eradicate this killer of self-esteem, of reputation and in some cases, of the very lives of children.

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02
Oct 2011
"Kill Me", The Victim Said.

"Kill Me", The Victim Said.

Current euthanasia debates bring to recall long, lost criminal law cases where, were it not for common sense and the basic intelligence of jurors, the novel defence of "he asked me to kill him" may yet have some legacy of success in Court. » Continue Reading

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