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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.

08
Nov 2008

Sisters In Law

Not so long ago, those with legal power (men) thought that giving women license to practice law would harm the 'natural and proper timidity and delicacy which belongs to the female sex'.

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26
Jan 2014
Oscar Wilde, Sodomite

Oscar Wilde, Sodomite

A criminal conviction, 2 years hard labour, a career in tatters, financial ruin and a premature death is the price Oscar Wilde paid .. just for a gay relationship.

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08
Jul 2008
Politically-Correct Is Dead! Long Live The Truth!

Politically-Correct Is Dead! Long Live The Truth!

We speaketh prematurely but the lovely knoll of ditching political correctness- sweeter sounding still as it rings from the home of the common law - has been heard and struck a beacon of light upon the shadow of law which naively wants to be all things to all cultures.

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28
Oct 2007
Tinderbox Law-Making: Quebec in Transition comme d'habitude

Tinderbox Law-Making: Quebec in Transition comme d'habitude

A snapshot of a day in the life of "Politic-ville" runs the gamut; what would be a crisis in any other province is just another day at the office in Quebec.

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19
Sep 2010

A Civil Canadian Action: Small Town Fights Giant Toxic Polluter

Mining giant Inco Ltd. came, saw, polluted and left. Decades later, Port Colborne residents were forced to drag it into the courts of Ontario to be held accountable for toxic leftovers. » Continue Reading

08
Mar 2010

Cyber Crime: Behind The 8-Ball

Cyber crime races like a hare, ahead of the law, as you and me pay the price of a tortoise's pace of legistative and statutory adaptation.

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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
Nov 2009

06
Aug 2011
Taj's Rage: Phoenix Lawyer Loses It But Not His License

Taj's Rage: Phoenix Lawyer Loses It But Not His License

How to call a judge a brainless coward and not lose your license permanently.

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06
Nov 2010
L.A. Law: A Lawyer's Survival Guide to Los Angeles

L.A. Law: A Lawyer's Survival Guide to Los Angeles

I'm torn between t-shirts: I Love LA .... or I Survived LA.

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