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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.

22
Jul 2013
Killer By Design?

Killer By Design?

The defendant's blood was not found at the murder scene. But it would come in handy at trial.

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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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26
Oct 1996
LAWmag 6 (October 26, 1996)

LAWmag 6 (October 26, 1996)

LawMag followed the legal world in this issue, October 26, 1996. » Continue Reading

25
Oct 2011
Chante Mallard's Weird Yet Horrible Crime

Chante Mallard's Weird Yet Horrible Crime

Although she may have accidentally killed a man with her vehicle, she would be sentenced for murder because of what she did and did not do, after the accident. » Continue Reading

02
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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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

12
Oct 2007

Playing Turkey With World Peace

Turkey plays chess with the USA in a dangerous game of brinkmanship.

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15
Dec 2008

The Drama Of Life, aka Your Local Courthouse

For the voyeurs of everyday life, there is only the courthouse.

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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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01
Mar 2010
Bikram Yoga Law: Savasana, Baby!

Bikram Yoga Law: Savasana, Baby!

Bikram hot yoga may appear as an antithesis to the law but they have more than blood, sweat and tears in common.

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