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Duhaime's LawMag

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

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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26
Sep 2012
Wild, Wild West Law

Wild, Wild West Law

One frontier town's contentious and lively establishment of justice circa 1850.

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28
Sep 2011
The 380 Year Court Case: A Little Demesne Goes A Long Way

The 380 Year Court Case: A Little Demesne Goes A Long Way

A very, very long and drawn out legal fight over a piece of meat land. » Continue Reading

28
Sep 2012
The Disappearing Judge

The Disappearing Judge

The judge who just disappeared.

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28
Nov 2013
Adultery's Bizarre Ancient Legal Background

Adultery's Bizarre Ancient Legal Background

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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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

01
Jun 2009
John Haigh, Vampire

John Haigh, Vampire

Criminal law deals with one crazy criminal.

 

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30
Apr 2009

Fritz Haber: War Criminal

Because the concept of private liability for war crimes was only developing, Fritz Haber was never prosecuted for war crimes.

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03
Feb 2013
Dreams of America's First Law Review, 1852

Dreams of America's First Law Review, 1852

The American Law Register first published in 1852, a fact often trumpeted by the publishers. And people read it.

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25
Apr 2012
The 1816 Discovery of the Institutes of Gaius: One Small Step for Niebhur, One Giant Step for Mankind

The 1816 Discovery of the Institutes of Gaius: One Small Step for Niebhur, One Giant Step for Mankind

Finding one of the greatest treasures known to law was part luck, part Indiana Jones. » Continue Reading

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