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3 posts tagged with Law by anotherpanacea.
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Be careful what you wish for... you just might get it.

What's tougher to get than a same-sex marriage? A same-sex divorce. [more inside]
posted by anotherpanacea on Jul 25, 2008 - 32 comments

"...the most effective means of popular education at society’s disposal."

I think that the main reason for the practical intelligence and the political good sense of the Americans is their long experience with juries in civil cases. I do not know whether a jury is useful to the litigants, but I am sure it is very good for those who have to decide the case. I regard it as one of the most effective means of popular education at society’s disposal.
Dissent offers commentaries on jury duty from Alexis de Toqueville, Joanne Barkan, Paul Berman, Susan Cheever, Nicolaus Mills, Maxine Phillips, Ruth Rosen, Jim Sleeper, Michael Walzer, and Darryl Lorrenzo Wellington. [more inside]
posted by anotherpanacea on Feb 18, 2008 - 8 comments

Another use for the cannibalism tag.

Confused by "The Case of the Speluncean Explorers"? Here's a timeline. Perhaps you need a different perspective? How about a real-life analogy?
posted by anotherpanacea on Aug 18, 2006 - 4 comments

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