How Law Spoiled Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day. For some, it’s the time of love and romantic gestures. For lawyers, however, it is more often a time for lawsuits.

Cases range from foul messages graffitied on lover’s cars with strawberries and chocolate to one lover gnawing off another’s tongue. Lovers’ legal quarrels can be particularly nasty and some lawyers seem to keep finding new ways to spoil Valentine’s Day.

1. The Law of Love-Gone-Wrong

One young woman in Ohio was charged with attacking her boyfriend over his failure to get her a Valentine’s gift. The boyfriend was so frightened he barricaded himself in a room to hide…


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Ko sodniki uporabijo modrost Vojne zvezd

 

Sodniki si prizadevajo pojasniti pravno izrazoslovje na različne načine, pri čemer so včasih bolj, včasih manj uspešni. Nekateri posegajo po antičnih ali verskih prispodobah in ljudskih rekih, drugi pa kar po znanih filmskih likih in zgodbah.  Slovenski sodniki so zadržani pri pretiranem poenostavljanju obrazložitev, zato v sodbah slovenskih sodišč ne bomo naleteli denimo na živopisne junake, ki nastopajo v Vojni zvezd.

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Rosa Parks

Montgomery, Alabama. 1. december 1955. Rosa Parks na poziv voznika avtobusa noče odstopiti svojega sedeža potniku bele polti, ko se del avtobusa, ki je namenjen belcem, zapolni. Njeno dejanje postane simbol sodobnega Gibanja za državljanske pravice, Rosa Parks pa postane mednarodna ikona za upor proti rasni segregaciji.

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Rosa Parks

Stories of Syrian Refugees | LONGREADS

“What’s the Difference Between Migrants and Refugees?”(Sarah Grey, The Establishment, October 2015)

Sarah Grey explains the assumptions and connotations underlying the words we use to describe the displaced victims of Syria’s civil war.

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