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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.

28
Sep 2011
The 380 Year Court Case: A Little Demesne Goes A Long Way

The 380 Year Court Case: A Little Demesne Goes A Long Way

A very, very long and drawn out legal fight over a piece of meat land. » Continue Reading

01
Jun 2009
John Haigh, Vampire

John Haigh, Vampire

Criminal law deals with one crazy criminal.

 

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15
Mar 2008

The Return of the Bourgeois

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

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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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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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22
May 2011
104 Year Old Judge, Wesley E. Brown. A Modern Solomon.

104 Year Old Judge, Wesley E. Brown. A Modern Solomon.

In June of 2011, the Honorable Wesley E. Brown of the United States District Court at Kansas, with 60 years of tenure, and just after his 104th birthday, will become the oldest practicing Federal judge in the history of the United States.

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26
Sep 2012
Wild, Wild West Law

Wild, Wild West Law

One frontier town's contentious and lively establishment of justice circa 1850.

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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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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
Aug 2011
The Secret Life of Edward Coke

The Secret Life of Edward Coke

If tabloids existed during the reign of Elizabeth I, they would have been buzzing with the scandalous, if not bizarre personal life of that venerable bastion of the common law, Sir Edward Coke.

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