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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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18
Jul 2013
The Secret Language of Lawyers

The Secret Language of Lawyers

Now, for the first time ever. Lawyer words thrown out with strategic intent.

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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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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

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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28
Jul 2012
A Law Love So Intense

A Law Love So Intense

A lawyer's personal, tramautic and desperate admission of addiction and guilt.

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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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27
Mar 2011

Rule of Law Attacked ... By Our Own!

When someone compromises the rule of law, we all need to stand, take notice and object. » Continue Reading

07
Aug 2010
Lawyer Heart Attack

Lawyer Heart Attack

Lawyer: beware the heart attack.

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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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