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February 12, 2008
Writing about web page http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2008/01/oakland-califor.html
Not a particularly funny case at its essence: Linux developer accused of murdering his wife. But the quirks come with the details.
The officer also testified the defendant flatulated in his face when the authorities were snapping nude photos of him Sept. 28, 2006. The officer said Reiser told him: "'You're about to experience chaos' and, for lack of a better term, he farted in my face."
"Did you make a report of that?" DuBois asked the officer.
"No. But it stays vividly in my head."
January 31, 2008
English law is not as dry as it appears. Every so often you'll run into a case like this:
Parrott v Park  EWHC 210
A contributed £73,000 (55%) of the purchase price of the yacht "UP YAWS", which was then registered in B's sole name. There was no evidence of an intended gift.Can you imagine having to sue someone to claim your share of a yacht called "UP YAWS"?