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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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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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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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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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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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02
Nov 2011
Texas Judge Caught on Tape Beating His 16-Year Old Daughter: Brings  Corrective Force Debate Into Focus

Texas Judge Caught on Tape Beating His 16-Year Old Daughter: Brings Corrective Force Debate Into Focus

Texas Judge the Hon. William Adams' parenting techniques reopen the debate over corrective force, the use of corporal punishment in the raising of children. » 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

20
May 2010

French: Language of Law Non Grata.

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

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26
Mar 2013
A Supreme Court of Canada With a View

A Supreme Court of Canada With a View

The gorgeous Supreme Court of Canada building in Ottawa plods through long, eyesore construction work.

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