Friday's Three Burning Legal Questions
Here are today's three burning legal questions, along with the answers provided by the blogosphere.
1) Question: I am being prosecuted for stealing two paintings, and prosecutors have surveillance video of me doing so. But I have no memory of stealing the paintings. Can the court just dismiss the charges?
Answer: No problem. (WSJ Law Blog, The Lawyer Who Forgot He Was a Thief)
2) Question: I was at a Dallas Cowboys game in 100 degree heat. I sat on a black marble bench that was baking in the sun. The bench was "extremely hot and unreasonably dangerous" and get this -- there was no warning sign alerting me that the bench could be hot! I sat down on the bench and just kept sitting on it until I had burned my butt. Can I sue the Cowboys?
Answer: Of course. (ESPN, Burned fan sues Cowboys)
3) Question: I am a witch. Why can I no longer find good spells and potions on eBay?
Answer: Sorry, but eBay is now banning the sale of curses, spells, hexes, potions and other "metaphysical" items. (ShortList, eBay Banning the Sale of Spells)
Posted by Bruce Carton on August 17, 2012 at 04:19 PM | Permalink
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