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  •  Canadian Courts Very Different Than The US (1+ / 0-)
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    A homeowner was just aquitted after a couple years of legal hassles over "unsafe storage" of ammunition, even though the law does not say what "safe" is, and there was no evidence of unsafe storage.  They just wanted to bankrupt someone as an example.

    There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

    by bernardpliers on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 01:55:26 PM PST

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    •  Sounds more like a particular badly written law (1+ / 0-)
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      getting hashed out in court.

      Which isn't any different than here.

      "Furthermore, if you think this would be the very very last cut ever if we let it happen, you are a very confused little rabbit." cai

      by JesseCW on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 01:59:08 PM PST

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      •  Don't Think Their Courts Can Reject A Law (1+ / 0-)
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        Remember that whole system we had a revolution against?

        There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

        by bernardpliers on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 02:05:17 PM PST

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        •  Canadian law isn't English law (0+ / 0-)

          and they've had the chance to learn by observing our mistakes. (And boy howdy did we make a lot of mistakes!)

          To date almost every country that has gone for a modernized democracy has adopted a Parliamentary system. Not one, that I know of, has adopted the clunker of a system that we have.

          And incidentally, we didn't rebel against the system per se, but against not having a voice in it.

          If it's
          Not your body,
          Then it's
          Not your choice
          And it's
          None of your damn business!

          by TheOtherMaven on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 02:28:52 AM PST

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