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A man is on trial for puncturing another man’s eye with a key during a fight outside a Philadelphia bar. The victim is on the stand, testifying, when his prosthetic eye suddenly pops out and falls into his hand. (What the judge decided) For links to CJA posts as soon … Continue reading
How Many Gun-Related Deaths Has the United States Seen in the Eight Weeks Following the Newtown, Connecticut Shootings?
The answer For links to CJA posts as soon as they go online, as well as Facebook-only content, please “like” us (using the button on the upper right-hand portion of this page). This article, and all articles on this site, are © 2013 by Bill Bickel unless otherwise noted.
Now Bill Maher says he wants to see Donald Trumps’s long form birth certificate. That actually is a good comeback, referring as it does to Trump’s similar demand of Barack Obama, but it still doesn’t change my mind about this case (and I know, Trump, Maher and I are probably … Continue reading
“I think that when a child is trying to save the world, I don’t think he should be punished for it” -Mandy Watkins, mother of Colorado second-grader Alex Evans During recess, Alex threw an imaginary hand grenade into a box full of “pretend evil forces.” You’d think school officials would … Continue reading
A New Jersey high school sophomore is facing harassment charges after she took a photo of two black students and posted it on Twitter along with a racist remark. We’re at an informational disadvantage here since because of both her age and the nature of the remark, very few details … Continue reading
February 4, 2013: After Bill Maher missed Trump’s noon deadline to pay up the $5 million, Trump filed the threatened lawsuit against him. As much as I dislike Donald Trump (though presumably not as much as Bill Maher does), if this does go to trial, I’ll be siding with The … Continue reading
You really do have to wonder why this hasn’t come up before. The specifics of the case currently making its way through the Canadian courts aren’t really important here, but here they are. Bottom line: In Canada, paid parental leave is a government-guaranteed right. In this particular case, the Federal … Continue reading
Gay Guy, the Empire State Building Shootings, the Bad Road Defense, Raffling Off Assault Rifles, and the Science of Sex Abuse
Man Sues Georgia for Not Allowing Him to Have a Vanity License Plate Reading ”Gay Guy”. Okay, I understand the principle of the thing, really I do… but in the real world, when you have to park your car out in public every day unprotected from the thousands of people … Continue reading
Legislator Wants Rape Victims to be Required to Carry Babies to Term, So the Fetus Can Be Used As Evidence
Tampering with evidence shall include procuring or facilitating an abortion, or coercing or compelling another to obtain an abortion, of a fetus that is the result of criminal sexual penetration or incest with the intent to destroy evidence of the crime -New Mexico House Bill 206, introduced Wednesday by State … Continue reading
You took God’s money. You took the Lord’s money and those of us that believe that there is an Almighty and that there is a being that created this world to go in and then steal money that is being tendered by people for the furtherance of an earthly kingdom … Continue reading