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Legal terminology: what IS a condemnation?

┬áHere’s why laymen like me, otherwise literate, are driven nuts by legal terminology. What is condemnation? What does it mean? Well, obviously, it’s…but never mind. We’re not talking about the obvious. We’re talking about the legal. We’re talking “condemnee” and … Continue reading

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“It’s too late,” says Carol King and a judge

It’s not quite a statute of limitations thing, but it’s a too-late thing, and it’s definitely a chutzpah thing. The defendant suddenly is asking that his jury be given an unexpected day off because of his religion? Well, we all … Continue reading

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Do statutes of limitations apply to everyone?

I lost track of this news from the New York Law Journal but today, on Thanksgiving, I’m finding it significant enough to post: Circuit Rejects Police Union Role in ‘Stop and Frisk’ New York City police unions protesting the city’s … Continue reading

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