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Jun 2014
Access to Justice Culture Shift on Costs Starts in Québec

Access to Justice Culture Shift on Costs Starts in Québec

First off the mark, as it often is, and in the name of acess to justice, Quebec introduces a novel approach to costs: eliminate them.

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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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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
Feb 2011
James Christ: Jerusalem Judge Called to Play God

James Christ: Jerusalem Judge Called to Play God

A Jerusalem judge, armed only with his law books, is being called to judge a Biblical find and literally, play God.

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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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13
Dec 2011
Dateline December 2011: Saudi Arabia Beheads a "Witch"

Dateline December 2011: Saudi Arabia Beheads a "Witch"

Good morning, folks. In other news, today, on this sunny, pre-Christmassy day, in our glorious Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, authorities beheaded a witch. » Continue Reading

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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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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18
Feb 2010
Hockey's DUI Dream Team Now Includes Khabibulin

Hockey's DUI Dream Team Now Includes Khabibulin

NHL's DUI Dream Team: too many professional hockey players defy drunk driving laws.

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22
Jul 2008

Banning the Use of Hand-Held Cell Phones While Driving

What is with banning hand-held cell phone use while driving that's so difficult for law-makers? Maybe this will help: The Emperor has no clothes! The Emperor has no clothes!

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