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Crime and Criminal Law

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07
Apr 2008

Polygamy Now Safely Brewed In British Columbia?

The Provincial government's top law enforcement officer toys with not prosecuting polygamists and bigamists, anticipating a Charter ass-kicking in Court. If so, law is orphaned and we all suffer.

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27
Apr 2009

Hockey Murder

Ladislav Scurko kills: professional hockey is not immune from the occasional dagger of violent crime.

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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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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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13
Dec 2011
Dateline December 2011: Saudi Arabia Beheads a "Witch"

Dateline December 2011: Saudi Arabia Beheads a "Witch"

Good morning, folks. In other news, today, on this sunny, pre-Christmassy day, in our glorious Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, authorities beheaded a witch. » Continue Reading

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

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

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

10
May 2010

Iraq Steals, Kuwait Still Suffers

Iraq continues to evade the arm of the law for its plunder of Kuwait in 1990.

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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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