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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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03
Jan 2012
Vancouver Riots: New Life to Old Law

Vancouver Riots: New Life to Old Law

The criminal trials now pending in regards to the June 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup riots, will combine some very, very old law with brand-spanking new. » Continue Reading

11
Feb 2008

Sexomniacs Unite!

The rise of sexsomnia as a defence to horrendous criminal acts continues unabated. Knocked down here and there, many are getting through including that of Jan Luedecke.

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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

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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27
Apr 2009

Hockey Murder

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

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21
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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20
Aug 2011
Cannibalism on the High Seas: the Common Law's Perfect Storm

Cannibalism on the High Seas: the Common Law's Perfect Storm

There are tragic facts. And then there's the facts in R. v. Dudley. Murder and cannibalism in necessity were acquainted with the common law.

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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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