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07
Apr 2008

Polygamy Now Safely Brewed In British Columbia?

The Provincial government's top law enforcement officer toys with not prosecuting polygamists and bigamists, anticipating a Charter ass-kicking in Court. If so, law is orphaned and we all suffer.

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23
Feb 2014
The Gold Medal Law of Hockey

The Gold Medal Law of Hockey

Behind Canada's gold medal in Olympic ice hockey flows a subtle stream of law and order.

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08
Jan 2010
Theo Fleury, True-Crime Confession

Theo Fleury, True-Crime Confession

Media goes goo-goo gaa-gaa over child sexual abuse survivor ex-professional hockey player Theo Fleury even though autobiography relishes in tales of his own unlawful conduct.

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15
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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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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19
Nov 2008

Legal Advice to Mark Cuban: Ferme Ta Geule.

Mark Cuban, the outspoken owner of the Dallas Mavericks, like any client that talks to the press, helps himself hurt himself.

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14
Sep 2007

Anna Nicole Smith Law

"Anna Nicole Smith Law", keeps an army of lawyers busy to this day, jumping from jurisdiction to jurisdiction like a travelling circus of business suits.

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28
Oct 2007
Tinderbox Law-Making: Quebec in Transition comme d'habitude

Tinderbox Law-Making: Quebec in Transition comme d'habitude

A snapshot of a day in the life of "Politic-ville" runs the gamut; what would be a crisis in any other province is just another day at the office in Quebec.

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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

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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