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08
Sep 2008

The Art Of Trial: Private and Confidential!

Trial, for the layperson (read "non-lawyer") is a source of tremendous stress and nervousness. You rarely see standing-room only line-ups at the public galleries of the Courthouse. But for lawyers, they are masochistic labours of love; a chunk of time where the stress is through the roof but so, too, is the intensity.

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23
Apr 2008

Pro Bono Hypocrisy

Envelope please! (Drum roll.) The award for pro bono works goes to ... John Doe, Esquire and Q.C. ..... because he has the highest rates to his paying clients and he can afford to charade as a poverty avenger!

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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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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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23
Apr 2010

Michael Burdell, Lawyer, Rest In Peace

Lawyers are not supposed to die in the line of duty. When it happens, long live the death penalty.

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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

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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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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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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31
Mar 2009

Rules To Practice By, Bottled in 1890

Judge Yerger's advice to young lawyers has fermented well.

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