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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

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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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

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

25
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

28
May 2010
Pasquin Piranha: Lawya Gangsta

Pasquin Piranha: Lawya Gangsta

Canadian lawyer convicted of gangsterism. » 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

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
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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08
Jan 2010
Theo Fleury, True-Crime Confession

Theo Fleury, True-Crime Confession

Media goes goo-goo gaa-gaa over child sexual abuse survivor ex-professional hockey player Theo Fleury even though autobiography relishes in tales of his own unlawful conduct.

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