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Crime and Criminal Law

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Oct 2011
Chante Mallard's Weird Yet Horrible Crime

Chante Mallard's Weird Yet Horrible Crime

Although she may have accidentally killed a man with her vehicle, she would be sentenced for murder because of what she did and did not do, after the accident. » Continue Reading

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Jun 2011
A Common Law Tragedy: Life, Death and Siamese Twins Rosie and Gracie Attard

A Common Law Tragedy: Life, Death and Siamese Twins Rosie and Gracie Attard

In Manchester, England, the separation of Siamese twins wrenched the body of the common law open.

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Oct 2011
The Case of Angela Palmer Raises the Spectre of the Death Penalty

The Case of Angela Palmer Raises the Spectre of the Death Penalty

The murder of Angela Palmer in October of 1984 can not be dismissed as Stephen King fiction.

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Dec 2011
Sleep and The Law: Strange Bedfellows

Sleep and The Law: Strange Bedfellows

Shocker! Sleep issues contribute substantially to many incidents that end up in the Courtroom, and which have significantly compromised public safety.

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May 2012

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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22
Dec 2010

The Good and the Bad: Judge Stuart's R. v. Moses Legacy

Sentencing circles are not good for justice in all circumstances » Continue Reading

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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Jun 2012
Active Euthanasia, Suicide - This Time, The Law Does Not Blink

Active Euthanasia, Suicide - This Time, The Law Does Not Blink

The British Columbia Supreme Court did not blink when a controversial active euthanaisia case was brought into Court, in spite of wagon-loads of barbarous treatment of suicide in the pages of legal history.

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Jun 2014
Factitious Disorder by Proxy, Legal Information Disorder Directly

Factitious Disorder by Proxy, Legal Information Disorder Directly

Factitious disorder by proxy, she told the Court, made her poison her daughter for money. Not guilty by reason of insanity, she asked, though her daughter almost died.

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