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If the justice system allows a robber to win in court for getting hurt trying to rob shit then it fails. Maybe if we just solved everything with violence then people would be less inclined to fuck around.
Yay another Mike-O "Fuck America" thread!
I'm going to sue Mike-O just because I'm american and therefore an uber sketchy piece of shit. You just wait until I get out of this obamaphone line and get my structured settlement JG Wentworth'd. You're all fucked.
Agreed, along with 99.9% of the rest of America that sue happy motherfuckers should be awarded a trip through a wood chipper. I've been in dozens of situations where I could have- and maybe should have- sued but never did. It's against my belefs, simple as that- along with the VAST majority of Americans to put it extremely lightly. To use the most bullshit examples out there to try to paint America as a veritable playground of lawsuits is evidence that one may indeed have ingested antifreeze as a child, been huffing magic markers for a bit too long or they're just some butthurt asshole with an undeserved bone to pick with a country they've never been to.
What the fuck is the point? I'm getting at the need for Mike-O to put the little 'Murica jab in his OP. It's just so his style and I think it's hilarious. How about the Canadian govt suing people and companies automotically regardless of fault in an attepmt to recoup costs for their healthcare in serious injury cases? No comment on that? Of coure not. Why would you? This is a thread about America and how it's full of pieces of shit who should all just die to make the world a better place. Duh. How about fucking Russia you asshats? It's customary for EVERYONE to drive around with a dash cams because traffic set-ups and accident lawsuits are so unbelievably common- BUT NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. America is the worst. Yup. Have to be. Mike-O said so. I think I just pulled a fucking muscle in my eye I just rolled them so hard. Do you guys EVER bother looking into a topic or do you just regurgitate whatever knee-jerk the last retard who spewed an illegitimate pov used?
If you want to talk about the act of suing, do it across the board. Not just in the context of how you percieve things in to be in America because you hate it- it cheapens your argument when you pidgeonhole it into a one-dimensional topic like that, especially when you use the stereotypical cases like the burgular and the hot coffee as the foundation of your argumenative position. That's like saying "Hitler sucks, so Germans are obviously fucking pieces of shit, fuck Germany" Seriously, get a real educated opinion and I'll respect it more. This is barely a thread about suing, and a weak cover for Mike-O to spread his anti-American propaganda some more. I think it's pretty funny actually, but whatever. Fucking sue me.
1). You're full of shit
2). You're too bitch to even say it so you hide your agenda behind bullshit stereotypes.
That is all. Enjoy your pedantic rants and misguided cheap shots. Let's be honest though- If you were actually concerned with the progression of our increasingly litigious global society, you'd be discussing its explosion in Russia, not its recession in America and on that note I bid you auf weidersehen, herr O.
This for example. No, it's not illogical. If you obtain a search warrant you are effectively obtaining a legal exception to someone's constitutional rights. Consequently we take that pretty seriously, and the parameters of the search warrant (i.e. what you get to look at) must be clearly established so as to minimally impair the rights of the person who's getting searched. I.e., if someone gets a warrant to search your house for a drug lab, they do not have a right to read your personal mail that is sitting on the counter.
Not to mention, the guy's on for murder, what do disturbing images of children have to do with whether or not he killed someone? Unless they're OF the person he's accused of killing that probably isn't even a technicality. I don't know the circumstances of this incident, but wherever you have a piece of evidence, if its prejudicial effect outweighs its probative value, it MUST be excluded on basic principles. What that means is, if I am introducing evidence which is less about shedding light on the facts of a particular situation and more about casting a particular individual (i.e. the defendant) in a negative light in the hopes that the jury will have a lower opinion of him and this might lead to them convicting him (i.e. dude accused of murder exposed as being a kiddie toucher), it has to be excluded. Otherwise you get bias.
Seriously so many people like being armchair lawyers. I am not a criminal lawyer or a litigator, so I don't really know that much about those areas, and consequently I don't really pass judgment on any particular situation without knowing the specific details. If a technical rule of procedure leads to someone getting away with something, maybe, just maybe, there's some really well founded policy reason why that technical rule of procedure exists.
Anyway this thread is about suing people. Allow me to point to the one difference between the USA and most of the rest of the western world: In the USA, if you lose, you are not exposed to costs. If you sue someone in Canada and lose, you not only have to pay your own legal fees, but at least some portion of the other side's, which is a huge disincentive to suing someone unless you're confident you have a winnable case. If this rule isn't in place, people can threaten lawsuits and a cost-benefit analysis from the other side says "we'd need to pay a lawyer 50,000 bucks to defend this, so let's instead just pay 30,000 to make it go away". Want to reduce the problem by a massive margin? Loser pays winner's costs.
Are you sure it's fucked or do you just not understand it? I am convinced at this point that half of the bitching people do about politics or the justice system is essentially,
"I have taken this view based on a superficial analysis of the situation. This superficial analysis yielded a conclusion I do not like. Actually learning about the area and looking at things in a nuanced fashion would take time and effort. Rabble rabble rabble!"