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Post 16801

Khal Drogo's ponytail

quotes -we have a similar law in the UK called "joint enterprise" which holds all gang members responsible for the actions of the individual.


What news story has caught your attention today.

Post 16802

quotes

The difference here though is that the burglars didn't shoot anyone, (nor indeed did any of them have a gun) it was the actions of the householder, in killing one of the burglars, that brought the 'felony murder' charge onto the other burglars. The reasoning is that the burglars set off a chain of events that resulted in a death, so they are to blame, even though it was one of them who died.


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Post 16803

Icy North

It sounds like an ideal way to ensure burglars are armed and use extreme violence. What's to lose?


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Post 16804

Khal Drogo's ponytail

"The reasoning is that the burglars set off a chain of events that resulted in a death, so they are to blame, even though it was one of them who died."

There is a logic to that.


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Post 16805

Bald Bloke

Jumping back to Pasty's thing.

How much time a week / month are Councillor's expected to put in, I know some of my local ones seem to spend most evenings and at least one day on weekends doing council stuff, whilst some others I never bump into.

I think the issue of not being around to keep up with what's happening will catch up with her, but I don't see any need for an immediate by-election.


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Post 16806

Icy North

Just looked up the difference in the OED.


COUNCILLOR n. corrupt property developer.

MP n. abbrev. Member of Parliament; slimy leech-like creature.


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Post 16807

hammondorgan

Page 9 of today's Guardian, 'Only one supermarket chicken in four is 'safe'.' If they think being beheaded and having your innards and legs stuffed up your backside is safe I reckon their risk assessment skills need revisiting.


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Post 16808

Recumbentman

smiley - smiley


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Post 16809

Bald Bloke

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/feb/27/fraudster-neil-moore-escapes-fools-prison-officers


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Post 16810

Pastey

Nice one hammondorgan smiley - biggrin


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Post 16811

Maria


Quotes: " He gets locked up for 55 years."

The prison business has won a lasting client. The shareholders must be happy.
Surely they are against any kind of rehabilitation programme. Anyone needs that kind of attention, but teenagers, who are not adults yet, need it even more.


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Post 16812

quotes

Not exactly news, but who can explain this photo of a weasel and a Kingfisher?
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B_HpY-fWkAAFxdf.jpg


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Post 16813

Bald Bloke

Just read this
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/this-is-what-the-photographer-has-to-say-about-this-pretty-incredible-picture-10081890.html?icn=puff-image-3


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Post 16814

Icy North

It's weaselly faked smiley - run


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