ISF Logo   IS Forum
Forum Index Register Members List Events Mark Forums Read Help

Go Back   International Skeptics Forum » General Topics » Social Issues & Current Events
 


Welcome to the International Skeptics Forum, where we discuss skepticism, critical thinking, the paranormal and science in a friendly but lively way. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest, which means you are missing out on discussing matters that are of interest to you. Please consider registering so you can gain full use of the forum features and interact with other Members. Registration is simple, fast and free! Click here to register today.
Reply
Old Today, 03:21 PM   #881
Thermal
Philosopher
 
Thermal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Currently Dismembered
Posts: 7,971
Originally Posted by Ranb View Post
The site will not allow me to read the article unless I turn off my ad block.

In TX does the perp have a duty to retreat? I'm thinking that the defense will paint a picture of Guyger being allowed to be at the wrong door, therefore she had no duty to retreat. I would also guess that the prosecution would try to do the opposite?
No duty to retreat ( I assume you mean the shooter, not the perp) . You can even chase them down to shoot them
__________________
"Half of what he said meant something else, and the other half didn't mean anything at all" -Rosencrantz, on Hamlet
Thermal is offline   Quote this post in a PM   Nominate this post for this month's language award Copy a direct link to this post Reply With Quote Back to Top
Old Today, 03:29 PM   #882
Elagabalus
Illuminator
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 4,732
Originally Posted by Bob001 View Post
You sure? Here's what the court web site says:

https://www.uscourts.gov/services-fo...vice/juror-pay

And it's hard to think of circumstances where a grand jury (as opposed to a trial jury) would have to stay in a hotel.
OK, $246 max. Oh, you city-slickers. Looks like I forgot to mention the 80 mile (or more) commute from the court house location.


https://www.cacd.uscourts.gov/jurors...rmation-hotels

Check out the Hotels-Hilton, the BillMore! Swanky!
Elagabalus is offline   Quote this post in a PM   Nominate this post for this month's language award Copy a direct link to this post Reply With Quote Back to Top
Old Today, 03:31 PM   #883
Thermal
Philosopher
 
Thermal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Currently Dismembered
Posts: 7,971
Originally Posted by Elagabalus View Post
OK, $246 max. Oh, you city-slickers. Looks like I forgot to mention the 80 mile (or more) commute from the court house location.


https://www.cacd.uscourts.gov/jurors...rmation-hotels

Check out the Hotels-Hilton, the BillMore! Swanky!
I'm still going to get a job so I can quit it for that cash cow
__________________
"Half of what he said meant something else, and the other half didn't mean anything at all" -Rosencrantz, on Hamlet
Thermal is offline   Quote this post in a PM   Nominate this post for this month's language award Copy a direct link to this post Reply With Quote Back to Top
Reply

International Skeptics Forum » General Topics » Social Issues & Current Events

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:32 PM.
Powered by vBulletin. Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

This forum began as part of the James Randi Education Foundation (JREF). However, the forum now exists as
an independent entity with no affiliation with or endorsement by the JREF, including the section in reference to "JREF" topics.

Disclaimer: Messages posted in the Forum are solely the opinion of their authors.