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Friday after Thanksgiving should be a holiday

Nov 28, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

The Friday after Thanksgiving is a holiday in California, and it should be everywhere else, too.

Thanksgiving is Constitutional

Nov 27, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Observance of Thanksgiving doesn’t violate the Establishment Clause.

Holiday traffic no excuse for erratic driving

Nov 26, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Police have probable cause to stop driver whose truck crossed over solid white onto the shoulder during holiday weekend.

Fact that cow jumped fence does not mean that fence was inadequate

Nov 25, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A cow jumping a fence once does not make the fence inadequate.

Contract is not an overflowing cornucopia of wished-for legal duties

Nov 24, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Covenant of good faith and fair dealing is not an overflowing cornucopia of wished-for legal duties

Requiring a light for night bicycling is not unconstitutional

Nov 21, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Requiring a light for night bicycling is not unconstitutional

A roulette wheel is designed for the sole purpose of gambling

Nov 20, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

It’s common knowledge that a roulette wheel is designed for the sole purpose of gambling

Its not a doll, its an Action Figure

Nov 19, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A comic book character toy is an action figure, not a doll.

Used-car salesman should not be trusted

Nov 18, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Used car salesman’s statements about “good” condition of car were “puffing” and not statements of fact.

University not liable when fans tear down goal posts

Nov 17, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

University and state university system were immune from liability for football game attendee’s injury after crowd rushed field and tore down goal posts

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