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Duhaime's LawMag

The world's first online legal magazine, demystified significant law and justice events around the world, published from 1996 to 2014.

15
Mar 2008

The Return of the Bourgeois

Much maligned since 1789, the bourgeois of France are back.

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28
Sep 2012
The Disappearing Judge

The Disappearing Judge

The judge who just disappeared.

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12
Feb 2008
Puerto Vallarta Law

Puerto Vallarta Law

A bored Canadian lawyer realizes how fascinating Mexico is ... and will be ....!

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25
Apr 2012
The 1816 Discovery of the Institutes of Gaius: One Small Step for Niebhur, One Giant Step for Mankind

The 1816 Discovery of the Institutes of Gaius: One Small Step for Niebhur, One Giant Step for Mankind

Finding one of the greatest treasures known to law was part luck, part Indiana Jones. » Continue Reading

28
Nov 2013
Adultery's Bizarre Ancient Legal Background

Adultery's Bizarre Ancient Legal Background

Back in time, a hearing on the charge of adultery invoked a potpourri of bizarre if not funny principles in the name of the law.

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30
Apr 2009

Fritz Haber: War Criminal

Because the concept of private liability for war crimes was only developing, Fritz Haber was never prosecuted for war crimes.

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01
Jun 2009
John Haigh, Vampire

John Haigh, Vampire

Criminal law deals with one crazy criminal.

 

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06
Dec 2012
Judges Down In the Line of Duty

Judges Down In the Line of Duty

Since 1979, in the United States, there have been too many murders of the icons of justice, judges.

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26
Jan 2014
Oscar Wilde, Sodomite

Oscar Wilde, Sodomite

A criminal conviction, 2 years hard labour, a career in tatters, financial ruin and a premature death is the price Oscar Wilde paid .. just for a gay relationship.

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22
Sep 2011
To Kill A Judge: The Worst of Crimes

To Kill A Judge: The Worst of Crimes

To kill a judge is the worst of crimes. And yet there is judicial blood within the pages of legal history, and some of it recently spilled. » Continue Reading

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