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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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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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08
Jul 2008
Politically-Correct Is Dead! Long Live The Truth!

Politically-Correct Is Dead! Long Live The Truth!

We speaketh prematurely but the lovely knoll of ditching political correctness- sweeter sounding still as it rings from the home of the common law - has been heard and struck a beacon of light upon the shadow of law which naively wants to be all things to all cultures.

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24
Jun 2007
Thanks Judy

Thanks Judy

A DC attorney gets his pants on back-ass backwards and gets stuck with costs.

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29
Jul 2011
Happier Than a Tick on a Fat Dog, Busier Than a One-Legged Cat in a Sandbox

Happier Than a Tick on a Fat Dog, Busier Than a One-Legged Cat in a Sandbox

One-legged cat, topless bar, porcupines .. Justice Martin Sheehan of Kentucky issues a judicial opinion that has it all.

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May 2013
Ferry Sinks - Acting Captain Convicted for Criminal Negligence

Ferry Sinks - Acting Captain Convicted for Criminal Negligence

Circa 2013, the captain of a ferry is convicted for criminal negligence causing death. Not in the third world. In Canada.

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25
Jun 2007
Animals Walk Amongst Us

Animals Walk Amongst Us

Chris Benoit, animal: how could you?

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08
Jan 2008

The Daily Newspaper: Always A Law Journal

The news is full of daily glimpses of the evolution of the law. You just need to open your eyes to it.

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27
Nov 2010
The Ghost of Columbine

The Ghost of Columbine

When and how can we exorcise the ghost of "Columbine"?

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May 2012
Defamation Double-Jeopardy: Duhaime v Mulcair

Defamation Double-Jeopardy: Duhaime v Mulcair

Even politicians can cross the line and feel the wrath of justice, but as in many defamation cases, the law can only do so much.

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