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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.

06
Dec 2012
Judges Down In the Line of Duty

Judges Down In the Line of Duty

Since 1979, in the United States, there have been too many murders of the icons of justice, judges.

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03
May 2012
Forensic Anthropology: Justice By Maggot

Forensic Anthropology: Justice By Maggot

As forensic anthropology comes of age, criminal evidence is given a huge boost. » Continue Reading

06
Nov 2007
Requiem For A Death Penalty - MacJustice

Requiem For A Death Penalty - MacJustice

Still no "eureka" moment on how to deal with killers.

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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

04
Feb 2012
Bullying: The Silent Persecution

Bullying: The Silent Persecution

The law must catch up to the fact of bullying and eradicate this killer of self-esteem, of reputation and in some cases, of the very lives of children.

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30
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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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

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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23
Apr 2010

Michael Burdell, Lawyer, Rest In Peace

Lawyers are not supposed to die in the line of duty. When it happens, long live the death penalty.

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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

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