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Sports, Cheating and Betting:  Thinking About the Court of Appeal Decision in R. v. Riesberry

Sports, Cheating and Betting: Thinking About the Court of Appeal Decision in R. v. Riesberry

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

If people vote with their dollars, then gambling (legal and illegal) has won the election by a landslide. In a dollar democracy that probably means sports betting is the leading candidate for president. Earlier this year Will Hobson wrote this in the Washington Post: America’s sports gambling prohibition has created what many consider (these things […]

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Despite the Catastrophic Consequences, Impaired Driving Causing Death Is Not Murder

Despite the Catastrophic Consequences, Impaired Driving Causing Death Is Not Murder

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

When a brother loses his sister and father to a drunk driver in the same collision that seriously injured his mother, the emotions are visceral. The last thing he wants to hear is that his beliefs about the justice system, expressed through his anger and grief, are not completely well grounded. Anyone can understand his […]

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