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348 ABA Journal Canada articles.

Guard Changing at Cozen O’Connor

The guard is about to change Cozen O’Connor, a 546-lawyer Philadelphia-based law firm known as an international insurance coverage powerhouse.The two name partners, although they have signed employment contracts to…

700 Arrests in Global Pedophile Ring

Police have arrested more than 700 suspects in a global pedophile ring and rescued 31 children thought to be victims.

About 200 of the suspects are from Britain, the government’s…

No Girlfriend Allowed, Defendant Told

A Canadian judge has ordered a 24-year-old man to stay away from intimate relationships for the next three years.

Justice Rhys Morgan said he issued the order to protect the…

Judge Tosses Charges Against Gitmo Detainee

A military judge today threw out charges against a Guantanamo detainee who was 15 when he was captured in Afghanistan.

However, Army Col. Peter Brownback said the dismissal was without…

Quarantined TB Patient is Atlanta Lawyer

A 31-year-old lawyer from Atlanta is the “extensively drug-resistant” tuberculosis patient whose flight to Europe on commercial airlines, against medical advice, prompted the first federal quarantine order since 1963 last…

U.S. Iraq Vets Make Asylum Case in Canada Court

Arguing that the U.S. war on Iraq is illegal, a Canadian lawyer is now seeking asylum there for some three dozen American soldiers who have deserted their units and fled…

First Woman on Canadian Supreme Court Dies

Bertha Wilson, who in 1982 became the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada, died Saturday after a long illness. She was 83.

A progressive voice and a…

Untethered to BlackBerry, Lawyers Cope, Find Peace

For attorneys throughout North America who reportedly lost Blackberry service for up to 12 hours or more over the past day or so, the elimination of their high-tech e-mail link…

Gasoline Suits Claim Padded Profits

At least nine lawsuits around the country claim that some gas stations are padding profits by selling warm gasoline, ABC News reports.

Gas expands when it is…