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Forum: Trials and Errors 5th June 2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,332
Posted By LashL
That's great news, indeed, although not...

That's great news, indeed, although not surprising in light of the marching orders handed down by the higher court. Russ Faria's case has to be one of the most blatant of wrongful convictions that...
Forum: Trials and Errors 5th June 2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 543,879
Posted By LashL
I would say that Guede cannot admit to the...

I would say that Guede cannot admit to the break-in because that would completely undermine his claim that he was invited in by Ms. Kercher and his claim that he had consensual sexual contact with...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 2nd June 2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,541
Posted By LashL
I think that was a member by the name of Neveos,...

I think that was a member by the name of Neveos, who ended up being killed by police after he stabbed someone at the University of Florida, then took off, crashed the vehicle he was driving, then...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st June 2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,933
Posted By LashL
I am somewhat bemused by your response, but what...

I am somewhat bemused by your response, but what a heaping pile of straw you have erected there.

First, I am not a nation; I am an individual who speaks only for myself when I post here. ...
Forum: Trials and Errors 31st May 2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 543,879
Posted By LashL
It seems to me that there is no point in getting...

It seems to me that there is no point in getting hung up on the definition of the word "framed" or the word "framing" when discussing the genuine problem of police and/or prosecution manufacturing...
Forum: Trials and Errors 31st May 2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,332
Posted By LashL
If I am not mistaken, Mr. Faria's hearing is...

If I am not mistaken, Mr. Faria's hearing is scheduled for this Friday.

Here's hoping that some semblance of sanity prevails (for once) in this case.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th May 2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,933
Posted By LashL
Excellent. While it appears to be only the 19th...

Excellent. While it appears to be only the 19th of the U.S. states to abolish the death penalty, there are many more that have imposed moratoriums, etc., such that it appears that the U.S. states...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 21st May 2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,896
Posted By LashL
Almost certainly, yes. Any other questions?

Almost certainly, yes.

Any other questions?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 20th May 2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,011
Posted By LashL
Heh, this reminds me of the indignant Omar...

Heh, this reminds me of the indignant Omar Al-Farouq here (http://www.theonion.com/video/911-conspiracy-theories-ridiculous-al-qaeda-says-14222).

Paraphrasing, "You spend months in a mountain...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th May 2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,490
Posted By LashL
I agree with this mostly, although I would expand...

I agree with this mostly, although I would expand upon it a bit to add that deterrence (both specific and general) is also a legitimate goal of sentencing, and one that can be addressed by...
Forum: Trials and Errors 18th May 2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 284,186
Posted By LashL
Isn't it the case that, initially, the crack...

Isn't it the case that, initially, the crack Perugian police floated the theory that Ms. Kercher was a slutty party girl (based upon what they presumed to be her excessive drinking and all-night-long...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 17th May 2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,621
Posted By LashL
Yes, this is a real problem for a lot of us, I...

Yes, this is a real problem for a lot of us, I think. I cannot possibly vote in good conscience for the New Trudeau, so I am going to have to find another option that is at least palatable. Or at...
Forum: Trials and Errors 17th May 2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 284,186
Posted By LashL
I meant to provide some Supreme Court of Canada...

I meant to provide some Supreme Court of Canada case law on this but must have messed it up so I will add some here.

R. v. Cote (1941), 77 C.C.C. 75 (S.C.C.)
R. v. Cooper, [1978] 1 SCR 860
R. v....
Forum: Trials and Errors 17th May 2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 284,186
Posted By LashL
There is a lot wrong with Nordheimer's decision,...

There is a lot wrong with Nordheimer's decision, in my view, and I am still really peeved that the OCA upheld it, but remember that the Kish case was not solely based upon circumstantial evidence. ...
Forum: Trials and Errors 17th May 2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 284,186
Posted By LashL
Perhaps the R. v. Sawyer Robinson case from...

Perhaps the R. v. Sawyer Robinson case from around the first of May?
Forum: Trials and Errors 17th May 2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 284,186
Posted By LashL
Indeed. Indeed. This is how...

Indeed.





Indeed. This is how it is supposed to work in all civilized countries with the rule of law. When a case is made up entirely of circumstantial evidence (which many are), the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,018
Posted By LashL
Excellent, really. Sometimes, there is nothing...

Excellent, really. Sometimes, there is nothing better than good comedy to really make a point and get a message across, and this does so quite nicely.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,018
Posted By LashL
Jeez, it looks like they have been getting away...

Jeez, it looks like they have been getting away with such blatant abuses for quite some time now. I hope that the changes announced in January result in a serious curtailment of the civil...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,490
Posted By LashL
I don't. In fact, I think it is entirely...

I don't. In fact, I think it is entirely backwards, and quite barbaric.

When someone is convicted of mischief, for instance, for trashing someone else's car, a civilized society does not trash...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 17th May 2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 148,713
Posted By LashL
Well, a guy in Toronto managed to dig a tunnel...

Well, a guy in Toronto managed to dig a tunnel (http://news.nationalpost.com/toronto/toronto-mystery-tunnel-builder-revealed-i-wanted-to-keep-it-a-secret-and-a-place-where-i-could-always-go) without...
Forum: Trials and Errors 3rd May 2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 286,274
Posted By LashL
From the link above, it appears that the police...

From the link above, it appears that the police agency responsible for investigation of this particular crime gave names to their investigations. It appears from the linked source that the NZ police...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,123
Posted By LashL
No, you have repeatedly misrepresented Ampulla of...

No, you have repeatedly misrepresented Ampulla of Vater's posts, Ginger. You may have done so in innocent error; you may have done so deliberately. Either way, I, for one, am not going to play your...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,189
Posted By LashL
This is nothing new; it's been going on for...

This is nothing new; it's been going on for years. The Kahnawake reserve has been particularly militant about "protecting" its "right" to "keep non-natives out of here" view, even when it amounts...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,123
Posted By LashL
You're welcome.

You're welcome.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,123
Posted By LashL
I do not think that is true "in general" or...

I do not think that is true "in general" or otherwise. Personally, I have never increased an offer to settle based upon a party's resistance to a confidentiality term. Not once. Ever.



...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,123
Posted By LashL
I suspect that you may be misquoting or...

I suspect that you may be misquoting or mis-paraphrasing Ampulla of Vater's posts.

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It appears to me that you misapprehended and misinterpreted Ampulla of Vater's posts from the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,123
Posted By LashL
No, there is no requirement that all settlements...

No, there is no requirement that all settlements have a confidentiality condition, and I am not sure where you got that idea, but if the parties do not agree on the terms, then there is no...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,123
Posted By LashL
See above. I suspect that you...

See above.





I suspect that you may be misquoting or mis-paraphrasing Ampulla of Vater's posts.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,123
Posted By LashL
If the parties do not agree to terms of...

If the parties do not agree to terms of settlement, then there is no settlement.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,123
Posted By LashL
Well, not really. Anyone can file a lawsuit;...

Well, not really. Anyone can file a lawsuit; doing so is as easy as pie. It is sustaining it and winning it that are the more difficult parts. ;)

I do not know which sites it is to which you...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,123
Posted By LashL
As I mentioned above, this may vary by...

As I mentioned above, this may vary by jurisdiction but in my jurisdiction, you as a member of the public not involved in a lawsuit, would absolutely not get access to any information about any...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,123
Posted By LashL
That is not how I read Ampulla of Vater's posts. ...

That is not how I read Ampulla of Vater's posts. I read them as Ms. Vater stating her view that when a court case settles out of court, it is difficult or even impossible for a member of the public...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,123
Posted By LashL
Yes, if it goes to trial, the trial itself is a...

Yes, if it goes to trial, the trial itself is a public process, of course, and the result is also a matter of public record. If it is a judge alone trial rather than a jury trial, there will also be...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,123
Posted By LashL
I think that this likely varies from jurisdiction...

I think that this likely varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. I act for a large police force and a large city, and I can tell you that when I settle matters without a trial, there is no public...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th April 2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,791
Posted By LashL
It sounds like that would have been a reasonable...

It sounds like that would have been a reasonable alternative, given that Aus feds were involved in the matter.





Importing heroin to Aus is a crime with which they could have been charged...
Forum: Trials and Errors 30th April 2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 650,730
Posted By LashL
If I am not mistaken, it appears that there is a...

If I am not mistaken, it appears that there is a better shot of it at ~18:48 or so of that clip, at which point it has a marker "J" next to it.
Forum: Trials and Errors 12th April 2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,332
Posted By LashL
How could you tell? ;)

How could you tell? ;)
Forum: Trials and Errors 12th April 2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,332
Posted By LashL
I hope so; I agree that there are bad cases and...

I hope so; I agree that there are bad cases and then there are ludicrous cases; this one is in the ludicrous category.

ETA: And I think that if the court grants the motion for a new trial, they...
Forum: Trials and Errors 12th April 2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,332
Posted By LashL
Well, Hupp has certainly established that she is,...

Well, Hupp has certainly established that she is, indeed, pretty brazen. She is on video lying through her teeth repeatedly. She is on video claiming that Betsy wanted to sign over a life...
Forum: Trials and Errors 11th April 2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,332
Posted By LashL
You are quite right that the prosecution never...

You are quite right that the prosecution never had a coherent case or a coherent theory of the case; even during the trial, they would not even give a time range within which they were alleging that...
Forum: Trials and Errors 5th April 2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,332
Posted By LashL
Bumpedy. Anyone?

Bumpedy.

Anyone?
Forum: Trials and Errors 5th April 2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,126
Posted By LashL
Record, record, record (the verb) is the answer. ...

Record, record, record (the verb) is the answer.

Full audio and video recording from start to finish. It is simple, cost-effective, and would protect both the accused AND the police, and it...
Forum: Trials and Errors 4th April 2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,138
Posted By LashL
It is/was probably a basic 6 year limitation...

It is/was probably a basic 6 year limitation period at the relevant time; the debtor's subsequent deployment to Germany and his subsequent moving to Cardiff will not protect him from having to pay...
Forum: Trials and Errors 4th April 2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,332
Posted By LashL
The more I read about this case, the more bizarre...

The more I read about this case, the more bizarre it seems and the more insane the finding of guilt appears.

I would still like to know more, though. Obviously, transcripts are available since...
Forum: Trials and Errors 3rd April 2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 650,730
Posted By LashL
Your constitutional right to claim that another...

Your constitutional right to claim that another person is guilty of a criminal offence that he or she did not commit, however, runs smack up against libel laws, even in the U.S., and although it...
Forum: Trials and Errors 3rd April 2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 650,730
Posted By LashL
Sure, I can understand that if you're USian. ...

Sure, I can understand that if you're USian. However, the only cases that you cited were two that were illegitimate claims, in which you decried the defendants having to defend against them. I...
Forum: Trials and Errors 3rd April 2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 650,730
Posted By LashL
When you have been defamed in multiple countries...

When you have been defamed in multiple countries and multiple continents, it is not "libel tourism" to launch an action somewhere other than in the jurisdiction in which you happen to currently...
Forum: Trials and Errors 3rd April 2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 650,730
Posted By LashL
Libel laws pertaining to Internet defamation do...

Libel laws pertaining to Internet defamation do not depend upon where the defendant posts from, and actions for libel can be brought essentially anywhere that the posts are read, which means that a...
Forum: Trials and Errors 3rd April 2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,332
Posted By LashL
I agree. The prosecutor raising those conspiracy...

I agree. The prosecutor raising those conspiracy allegations only in closing would not have been permitted here. (If you are going to make allegations against a witness, you have to put those...
Forum: Trials and Errors 30th March 2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 650,730
Posted By LashL
I sincerely doubt that your take on the law is...

I sincerely doubt that your take on the law is correct (there is no evidence of inconsistent verdicts as yet, after all) but if there were, and if it were true that the Kerchers could bring such a...
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