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

18
Jan 2013
Canada's Supreme Court, Hot and Cold in Battered Wife Claim

Canada's Supreme Court, Hot and Cold in Battered Wife Claim

Supreme Court of Canada plays chicken but stops prosecution of Nova Scotia woman who tried to hire hitman to take out an allegedly incredibly abusive husband.

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01
Jun 2012
Levity in Judgments: To Be or Not to Be ... Funny.

Levity in Judgments: To Be or Not to Be ... Funny.

Comedian judges never go over too well and almost always leave a negative impression of the justice system.

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08
Jan 2008

The Daily Newspaper: Always A Law Journal

The news is full of daily glimpses of the evolution of the law. You just need to open your eyes to it.

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03
Jan 2012
Vancouver Riots: New Life to Old Law

Vancouver Riots: New Life to Old Law

The criminal trials now pending in regards to the June 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup riots, will combine some very, very old law with brand-spanking new. » Continue Reading

25
Aug 2009
H for Hypocrisy: The National Hockey League's Sub Judice Gambit

H for Hypocrisy: The National Hockey League's Sub Judice Gambit

The NHL spins a saga which they hope will filter to and pierce the Lady Justice blindfold of a Phoenix bankruptcy judge.

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09
Aug 2012
The Refoulement of Gay and Lesbian Refugees in Europe

The Refoulement of Gay and Lesbian Refugees in Europe

Lesbian's desperate claim for refugee status in Germany will soon resolve an extant and very inflammatory legal issue.

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28
Dec 2012
Woman Eats Mother’s Thumb - Stumps Legal Writer

Woman Eats Mother’s Thumb - Stumps Legal Writer

Rare instance of Irish domestic cannibalism causes corporate kerfuffle.

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17
Jun 2012
Active Euthanasia, Suicide - This Time, The Law Does Not Blink

Active Euthanasia, Suicide - This Time, The Law Does Not Blink

The British Columbia Supreme Court did not blink when a controversial active euthanaisia case was brought into Court, in spite of wagon-loads of barbarous treatment of suicide in the pages of legal history.

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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

25
Jul 2007
Child Sexual Abuse: Let's Get Tougher

Child Sexual Abuse: Let's Get Tougher

What is it with sexual abuse that punishment is not always commensurate to the offence? We cannot let down our guard until each sexual offender is put out of action and out of MySpace.

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