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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

Definition of “animal” as “every living dumb creature” includes a snake

Apr 21, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Definition of “animal” as “every living dumb creature” includes a snake

A police officer has no additional authority when employed by a circus

Apr 20, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

A police officer has no additional authority when employed by a circus

It doesn’t do any harm to create fake email accounts and never use them

Apr 17, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

It’s not criminal impersonation if you never use the fake email accounts of your professors.

Lawyers owe their clients a duty of loyalty and care

Apr 16, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Lawyers owe their clients a duty of loyalty and care

Income tax is tax on income

Apr 15, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

371 Taxation 371VIII Income Taxes 371VIII(A) In General 371k3401 Nature of Tax 371k3402 In General Tax on income is, by definition, one

Video game cheat device doesn’t infringe on Nintendo’s copyright

Apr 14, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Video game cheat device doesn’t infringe on Nintendo’s copyright

Fur covering and squeaker of monkey puppet were not copyrightable

Apr 13, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Fur covering and squeaker of monkey hand puppet were functional elements that were not entitled to copyright protection.

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