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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.

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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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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11
Nov 2013
Protecting the Dead From the Undead: Wills and Probate Law Reform

Protecting the Dead From the Undead: Wills and Probate Law Reform

When the sleepy-headed concepts of probate law and law reform come together, don't expect an iPhone.

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28
May 2012
Defamation Double-Jeopardy: Duhaime v Mulcair

Defamation Double-Jeopardy: Duhaime v Mulcair

Even politicians can cross the line and feel the wrath of justice, but as in many defamation cases, the law can only do so much.

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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
Apr 2010

Muslim Law in the Doldrums

Muslim law jurists despise reform on religious grounds. In the legal doldrums that creates, the ancient law gives its love to men.

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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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09
Jul 2009
Canine Ferae Naturae: The Statutory Elimination of Naturally Fierce Dogs

Canine Ferae Naturae: The Statutory Elimination of Naturally Fierce Dogs

Pit bulls and rottweilers, neither bred nor fit for modern urban life, are proving tough to weed out.

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23
Sep 2008

It’s War: British Columbia Lawyers Take on the Judges and the AG

The PR tanks are rolling out in British Columbia as lawyers take up arms against a fundamental rule change proposal.

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08
Nov 2011
Christine Tourigny,Vous Nous Manquez

Christine Tourigny,Vous Nous Manquez

Marking 25 years of call to the Bar, it is not the prime ministers who are remembered but Madame, Votre Seigneurie, Christine Tourigny.

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