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Bad Reputation: how can a claimant’s character affect damages for defamation? - Nathan Capone

In the recent Australian case of Benyon v Manthey QDC 252 the District Court of Queensland awarded damages for defamation to the claimant but held that owing to the claimant’s character and reputation the damage caused by the defamatory statement “ 733 more words


Review: Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison

I did a pre-read blurb about this book and summed up my thoughts about this series, so far. There is so much to love in these books. 418 more words


Review: The Silver Ships by S.H. Jucha

This is another one of my long list of books on my Kindle Unlimited list. I’ve absolutely loved getting the opportunity to take a look at some authors I’ve never heard of before and, while there have been some disappointments, there have been others that have shown a lot of promise. 584 more words


1 Corinthians 15:33 Bad Company

“Do not be misled: Bad company corrupts good character.” 1 Corinthians 15:33

Paul had been talking about living, dying and raising from the dead. If there is no resurrection, then there is no purpose in life. 379 more words


Haiku #37

You’re the hit parade

No one knows it’s a charade

Our little secret



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Human Condition


I AM CHINA written by Xiaolu Guo is a cautionary story of exiled Chinese musician and former Chinese Punk Jian and his girlfriend Mu. The title comes from Vassily Grossman’s magnum opus, Life and Fate, the epic novel of human survival under totalitarianism and the closing line of his own manifesto . 927 more words

Bad character and propensity

 By Joanna Hastie

Propensity in 1992 to stab can be admissible bad character evidence at a trial in 2014.

  The Court of Appeal has ruled that bad character evidence which predated the current offence by 22 years was admissible and highly relevant:  R v Cox EWCA Crim 804. 562 more words

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