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You want a statute of limitations? Try Jarndyce v Jarndyce

This fascinating tale of real life legal matters comes from Kevin Underhill, maestro of LoweringTheBar. It’s short yet remarkably weird: According to [India’s National Judicial Data Grid], there are 36,676 civil cases in India‚Äôs district courts that have been pending … Continue reading

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Petty notes on living in the plague

Today, if the thunderstorms subside, I must go on a hunt — this time for tissue paper. Toilet paper? I’ve got plenty. But I’m running low on tissues. Where might I find them? Perhaps my hardware store. Shopping takes a … Continue reading

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Eric Ambler hits the [Trump] loan nail on the head

In these dark days of sunny late spring, everything is about our National Nightmare. At least, it seems that way. At night, after finishing my newspapers and getting bored with cop shows on Brit TV, I go to my books … Continue reading

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