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25
Apr 2009

Conduct Unbecoming: The Lawyer's Sword of Damocles

Conduct unbecoming is a catch-all prohibition in the professional conduct handbooks of almost all law societies and bar associations. Because it eludes clear definition, it ever hovers over lawyers - even when they are not at the office - like a sword of Damocles.

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12
Dec 2009
Corri Fetman, Love Lawyer

Corri Fetman, Love Lawyer

In an unusual if not controversial marketing gimmick, Chicago family law attorney Corri Fetman bares it all.

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28
May 2010
Pasquin Piranha: Lawya Gangsta

Pasquin Piranha: Lawya Gangsta

Canadian lawyer convicted of gangsterism. » Continue Reading

03
Apr 2010
Court Rules Revolution: Out With Old, In With New

Court Rules Revolution: Out With Old, In With New

Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And with Canada’s most comfortable summer in full swing, an old Saint ‘Nick in legal gowns will be showin’ up at the fifty-year old Victoria Court house round Canada Day with a brand new set of access-to-justice Supreme Court rules.

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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

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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13
Jul 2013
Getting Off The Record: The Lawyer's Oft Catch-22

Getting Off The Record: The Lawyer's Oft Catch-22

One of the worst nightmares for lawyers can be getting off the record. There's an app for that.

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14
Oct 2009

The Death of the Common Law: Expiry date, 2100

Just about now, but for the economic might of the United States of America, the last funeral bell tolls of the common law would be fading.

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01
Jan 1997
Colour in the-Court! Colour in the Court!

Colour in the-Court! Colour in the Court!

It took a notary to show lawyers to add some colour to their drab legal clothes.
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26
Oct 1996
LAWmag 6 (October 26, 1996)

LAWmag 6 (October 26, 1996)

LawMag followed the legal world in this issue, October 26, 1996. » Continue Reading

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