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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.

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Feb 2012
Montreal Lawyer Léo-René Maranda, R.I.P. - An Extraordinary Legacy

Montreal Lawyer Léo-René Maranda, R.I.P. - An Extraordinary Legacy

Recently deceased Montreal criminal law defence lawyer Léo-René Maranda, had the most extraordinary lawyer's life story. » Continue Reading

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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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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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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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May 2010

French: Language of Law Non Grata.

Lip service to French ... in Canada of all places.

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Jul 2011
Earthquake Law: Christchurch, New Zealand's Shake Chaos

Earthquake Law: Christchurch, New Zealand's Shake Chaos

An act of God shakes Christchurch and her justice system all to Hell and back. » Continue Reading

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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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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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

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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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