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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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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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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

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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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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25
Jun 2007
Animals Walk Amongst Us

Animals Walk Amongst Us

Chris Benoit, animal: how could you?

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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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19
Apr 2012
The Great Canadian Marijuana Debate Goes On and On and ....

The Great Canadian Marijuana Debate Goes On and On and ....

The made-in-Canada debate over legalizing marijuana is stoked by political promises and judicial decisions. » Continue Reading

27
Nov 2010
The Ghost of Columbine

The Ghost of Columbine

When and how can we exorcise the ghost of "Columbine"?

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12
Feb 2012
Montreal Lawyer Léo-René Maranda, R.I.P. - An Extraordinary Legacy

Montreal Lawyer Léo-René Maranda, R.I.P. - An Extraordinary Legacy

Recently deceased Montreal criminal law defence lawyer Léo-René Maranda, had the most extraordinary lawyer's life story. » Continue Reading

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