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Helicopter did not tresspass

Aug 21, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A helicopter doesn’t trespass by hovering a sufficient height above property.

Pinatas are toys

Aug 20, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Rabbit pinatas are toys

Skydiving was not an inherently dangerous activity for spectators on the ground

Aug 19, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Skydiving was not an inherently dangerous activity for spectators on the ground

No Cameras in Courtroom

Aug 18, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Trial court erred in excluding law student’s camera from criminal calendar proceedings

Judges should be as Caesar’s wife

Aug 15, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

It is the duty of all trial judges to be comparable to Caesar’s wife-above suspicion-and to maintain a position of impeccable impartiality.

Dracula DUI

Aug 14, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

State’s comment in closing argument suggesting defendant had been at a party drinking the night before he was arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) was reasonable inference from facts in evidence

A Monkey is a Wild Animal

Aug 13, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Court would take judicial notice that a monkey is a wild animal.

Monkey Wrench Expert

Aug 12, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Testimony of experienced telegraph lineman who qualified as an expert that it was dangerous to carry a monkey-wrench in a body belt was admissible

Upside down and illegible

Aug 11, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

An upside down automobile license plate is not “clearly legible” as required by statute.

No beer experts needed

Aug 8, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

110 Criminal Law 110XVII Evidence 110XVII(R) Opinion Evidence 110k459 Nature, condition, relation, and identity of objects A witness, who has drunk of

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