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Crime and Criminal Law

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The world's first online legal magazine, demystified significant law and justice events around the world, published from 1996 to 2014.

05
Feb 2011
Domestic Violence: A Tale of Two Cities

Domestic Violence: A Tale of Two Cities

The birthing pains of judicial recognition of domestic violence are not for the faint of heart. » Continue Reading

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

22
Sep 2011
To Kill A Judge: The Worst of Crimes

To Kill A Judge: The Worst of Crimes

To kill a judge is the worst of crimes. And yet there is judicial blood within the pages of legal history, and some of it recently spilled. » 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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17
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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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

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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26
Jan 2013
Junior Hockey, Sex and Rape

Junior Hockey, Sex and Rape

Junior hockey seems to wink at an environment of sexual entitlement, careless of the young female victims in its wake.

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14
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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06
Mar 2008

Smut, Bellfield and Shannon

Smut, crime and catch and release in the homeland of common law.

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