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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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04
Sep 2007
The Battle of Edington - Passion Over Reason

The Battle of Edington - Passion Over Reason

Jonathan Edington, attorney, spited his compass, lost his bearings and killed a man, leaving a whole profession disheartened.

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14
Jul 2007

Crime Prevention: Get with the Program! What Program?

Canada annual release of crime rates statistics ignore the lack of a real, effective national crime prevention agency.

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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

18
Jan 2013
Canada's Supreme Court, Hot and Cold in Battered Wife Claim

Canada's Supreme Court, Hot and Cold in Battered Wife Claim

Supreme Court of Canada plays chicken but stops prosecution of Nova Scotia woman who tried to hire hitman to take out an allegedly incredibly abusive husband.

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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

02
Jul 2011
Satan Law And The Dragon Tattoo

Satan Law And The Dragon Tattoo

The law, order and justice issues raised by Satanic rituals, as stylized in Stieg Larsson's novel, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, are too real.

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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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11
Aug 2011
London Riots and the Criminal Mind

London Riots and the Criminal Mind

As London rioters are arrested and appear before judges, it would be an awkward moment if they recognize each other. » Continue Reading

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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