Archive for June 4th, 2022

June 4th, 2022 - 11:18 pm § in Misc.

How not to exit from I-5 in downtown Seattle (video)

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June 4th, 2022 - 11:08 pm § in Humor, Law and Courts

The witness (video)

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June 4th, 2022 - 11:03 pm § in Misc.

Crime blotter: Kids with guns

A 12-year-old boy armed with a handgun robbed a Michigan gas station on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. The boy pulled the gun from a backpack, pointed it at the clerk, and said, “Put the money in the bag.” When the clerk asked if he was serious, the boy pulled the trigger and fired a round [&h[...]

June 4th, 2022 - 10:24 pm § in Law and Courts

Cops don’t have a legal duty to respond when you call

This isn’t new. It was being taught in law schools half a century ago, when I was a law student. Legal historian Mia Brett (profile here), writing for Raw Story (here), says, “The law doesn’t require cops to protect the public.” It’s long been the rule that police don’[...]

June 4th, 2022 - 9:23 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts

Peter Navarro’s “buy my book” defense

Peter Navarro (profile here), a former Trump adviser involved in efforts to overturn the 2020 election, was arrested Friday for contempt of Congress. Ex-Trump fixer Michael Cohen, who ought to know, thinks he’ll go to prison. Navarro, who’s not a lawyer, plans to represent himself. On Sa[...]

June 4th, 2022 - 4:48 pm § in Humor, Misc.

How to pass a slowpoke on a 2-lane highway (video)

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