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25
Jul 2007
Child Sexual Abuse: Let's Get Tougher

Child Sexual Abuse: Let's Get Tougher

What is it with sexual abuse that punishment is not always commensurate to the offence? We cannot let down our guard until each sexual offender is put out of action and out of MySpace.

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20
Aug 2011
Cannibalism on the High Seas: the Common Law's Perfect Storm

Cannibalism on the High Seas: the Common Law's Perfect Storm

There are tragic facts. And then there's the facts in R. v. Dudley. Murder and cannibalism in necessity were acquainted with the common law.

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23
Jan 2012
Rich And Famous Kleptomaniacs: No Answer to "Why?"

Rich And Famous Kleptomaniacs: No Answer to "Why?"

Rich and famous shoplifters love pleading kleptomania. » Continue Reading

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

28
Jun 2007

The Devil Made Him Do It

Scott Panetti's cries of insanity found an ear in the USA Supreme Court, and using an old refrain in the legal songbook.

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27
May 2008

Police: Would That Be Cowardice or Stupidity?

British Columbia experiences two shining examples of police inaction - either cowardice or stupidity - in less than nine months.

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03
May 2012
Forensic Anthropology: Justice By Maggot

Forensic Anthropology: Justice By Maggot

As forensic anthropology comes of age, criminal evidence is given a huge boost. » Continue Reading

14
Jul 2007

Crime Prevention: Get with the Program! What Program?

Canada annual release of crime rates statistics ignore the lack of a real, effective national crime prevention agency.

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07
Jan 2010

A'Twitter and A'Facebook: Field of Dreams for Law Enforcement

Privacy bleeding hearts be damned: long live the use of information technology to prevent crime and assist law enforcement.

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03
Jan 2012
Vancouver Riots: New Life to Old Law

Vancouver Riots: New Life to Old Law

The criminal trials now pending in regards to the June 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup riots, will combine some very, very old law with brand-spanking new. » Continue Reading

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