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Judge: Amtrak engineer's deadly crash an accident, not crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An unusual, 11th-hour attempt to put an Amtrak engineer behind bars for a deadly 2015 derailment in Philadelphia unraveled Tuesday as a judge dismissed the case without trial because he found the evidence pointed to an accident, not negligence. 611 more words


Racism and Negligence

For those who thought the racial tensions that have long shaped the fault lines of American politics could continue to be ignored, Charlottesville was the seismic event that shook up this complacency. 1,316 more words

Virtue, Happiness, & The Meaning Of Life

Case of the Day - Friday, September 8, 2017


In the world of negligence, it’s not enough that the person who screws up – referred to generally as the “actor” – is stupid. 1,294 more words

Exodus 21:33-22:15 Laws About Restitution

In Exodus 21:33-22:15 God elaborates on the eighth commandment: You shall not steal.  Most of the laws written here pertain to animals because when they were given, animals were the sum total of a man’s wealth. 330 more words

Res Ipsa Loquitur In Clinical Negligence

The maxim res ipsa loquitur or ‘the thing speaks for itself’, is a long-standing rule of evidence more commonly utilised in other areas of personal injury law.  1,636 more words

Clinical Negligence

The Crave

I like to delude myself that it doesn’t happen often,

I even act like I think of it more,

I think it’s less frequent cos we don’t (or I, let me speak for myself), 56 more words


Case of the Day - Tuesday, September 5, 2017


It was a dark and stormy night when Mr. and Mrs. Miller drove through a mall parking lot, well after the lights were turned out. 814 more words