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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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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

01
Jun 2011
A Common Law Tragedy: Life, Death and Siamese Twins Rosie and Gracie Attard

A Common Law Tragedy: Life, Death and Siamese Twins Rosie and Gracie Attard

In Manchester, England, the separation of Siamese twins wrenched the body of the common law open.

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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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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

19
Apr 2012
The Great Canadian Marijuana Debate Goes On and On and ....

The Great Canadian Marijuana Debate Goes On and On and ....

The made-in-Canada debate over legalizing marijuana is stoked by political promises and judicial decisions. » Continue Reading

18
Sep 2013
Justice Gustin Reichbach - A Fighter Until His Clock Ran Out

Justice Gustin Reichbach - A Fighter Until His Clock Ran Out

When Mr. Justice Gustin Reichbach of the New York Supreme Court got a whiff of legal idiocy, he would go nose to nose with the law if need be, and fight even until his clock ran out.

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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

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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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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