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Go-kart business isn’t disorderly conduct

May 5, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Go-kart business isn’t disorderly conduct

Bartender’s giving of explosives to patron was proximate cause of patron’s injuries

May 4, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Bartender’s giving of explosives to patron was proximate cause of patron’s injuries

Allowing elephant to escape was proximate cause of injuries from enraged elephant

May 1, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Allowing elephant to escape was proximate cause of injuries from enraged elephant.

Circuses need to be kept safe for spectators

Apr 30, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Circus must use reasonable care to keep grounds in safe condition for spectators.

Prosecutor’s comments comparing defense counsel to octopus releasing ink didn’t deny defendant a fair trial

Apr 29, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Prosecutor’s comments comparing defense counsel to octopus releasing ink didn’t deny defendant a fair trial

There’s no inherent right to sell liquor

Apr 28, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

There’s no inherent right to sell liquor.

Performance artists dressed as bigfoot, Yoda, and a pirate were protected

Apr 27, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Conduct of performance artists in filming at state park while dressed as bigfoot, Yoda, and a pirate was protected speech.

Parties shouldn’t stipulate to trial by 12 orangutans

Apr 24, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Parties shouldn’t stipulate to trial by 12 orangutans

Being in a ninja costume near a crime scene in the middle of the night creates reasonable suspicion

Apr 23, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Being in a ninja costume near a crime scene in the middle of the night creates reasonable suspicion

Someone who stalks wild rhino for wildlife special assumes the attendant risks

Apr 22, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Someone who stalks wild rhino for wildlife special assumes the attendant risks

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