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Thursday's Three Burning Legal Questions
Here are today's three
burning legal questions, along with the answers provided by the
1) Question: All I ordered was a bagel. Why am I being charged sales tax?
Answer: Did you want it sliced? If so, your bagel transforms into "prepared food" subject to an 8.875% tax. (NY Post, NY's cut of bagel 'dough:' Extra tax for slicing)
2) Question: I'm a judge hearing a felony drug case. Does it matter if two jurors just walked over and patted a testifying police officer on the back and said "good job?"
Answer: It matters. (Underdog, A trial judge must not ignore jurors patting testifying cops on the back midtrial)
3) Question: This clumsy lawyer I work with just fell back onto me on the dance floor, making me bonk my head. May I have $6 million?
Answer: You may. (Turley, Lawyer Gets $6 Million After Colleague Falls On Her On Dance Floor)
Posted by Bruce Carton on August 26, 2010 at 02:58 PM | Permalink
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