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Swatting Hoax: National Report Publishes Another False Story

The National Report has released another highly disturbing story out of Louisiana there Paul Horner, 15, allegedly was given 25 years to life for “swatting” — calling in a face police report on an online gaming opponent. 1,052 more words

Society

What are Dicta?

Law school has started back again, and one of the common questions that law students have been asking is how to identify dicta (singular form dictum) in the cases they are reading. 460 more words

General

Living with a foo-foo

Dread descended upon me as Lee and I were driving home from an evening out.

This was my fourth return to my house for the day. 2,083 more words

Lee

Bullets and Burgers: 9-Year-Old Girl Accidentally Kills Instructor After Being Given Uzi At Target Range

We previously discussed the tragic case of an eight-year-old boy who shot himself accidentally with a fully automatic Uzi. A similar tragedy has now occurred but it is the instructor who was killed by a 9-year-old girl learning to fire a submachine gun in Arizona at the Bullets and Burgers shooting range. 424 more words

Society

"You Can Talk, So You Can Breathe": LAPD Under Fire Over Death Of Prisoner After Asthma Attack

The Los Angeles Police Department is under fire for its treatment of a suspect in custody after Jorge Azucena died from an asthma attack. Azucena repeatedly told the officers that “I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe” . 523 more words

Society

Woman sues VH1 for showing her Naked on...a dating show where people get naked.

In yet another example of why we think people are idiots, a woman who appeared on the VH1 reality series, Dating Naked, filed a $10 million lawsuit against VH1 and its corporate parents, after the show aired a scene in which she was naked on Dating Naked.  555 more words

Torts

Bleed on a Ferguson police officer? Get charged with destruction of public property. Oh My!

By Charlton S. Stanley, Weekend writer

We should have seen this coming. I believe it is going to get worse before it gets better, if ever. 899 more words

Criminal Law