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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.

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Jul 2011
Satan Law And The Dragon Tattoo

Satan Law And The Dragon Tattoo

The law, order and justice issues raised by Satanic rituals, as stylized in Stieg Larsson's novel, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, are too real.

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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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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

24
Jun 2007
Thanks Judy

Thanks Judy

A DC attorney gets his pants on back-ass backwards and gets stuck with costs.

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12
May 2012
In Extremis Justice: The Baby Joseph Tragedy

In Extremis Justice: The Baby Joseph Tragedy

Morality, right-to-life, law, justice and money all collide in this perfect storm.

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14
Oct 2011
Medicine and Law: A Violent Encounter

Medicine and Law: A Violent Encounter

Law, as it were, is a jealous mistress. Still, I Love Law. » Continue Reading

12
Oct 2012
The Defence Rests: Not Criminally Liable Because of Sleep

The Defence Rests: Not Criminally Liable Because of Sleep

Events occurring while an individual is sleeping can exculpate the perpetrator from criminal liability.

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28
Nov 2013
Adultery's Bizarre Ancient Legal Background

Adultery's Bizarre Ancient Legal Background

Back in time, a hearing on the charge of adultery invoked a potpourri of bizarre if not funny principles in the name of the law.

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01
Jun 2011
A Common Law Tragedy: Life, Death and Siamese Twins Rosie and Gracie Attard

A Common Law Tragedy: Life, Death and Siamese Twins Rosie and Gracie Attard

In Manchester, England, the separation of Siamese twins wrenched the body of the common law open.

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07
Apr 2008

Polygamy Now Safely Brewed In British Columbia?

The Provincial government's top law enforcement officer toys with not prosecuting polygamists and bigamists, anticipating a Charter ass-kicking in Court. If so, law is orphaned and we all suffer.

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