July 2006

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Who Not to Steal From, #287

As in Who Not to Steal From, #165, the answer here is also "The judge presiding over your criminal hearing."  In #165, the item stolen was the judge’s gavel, which has a certain special comedy to it, but there the…

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British Duke Charged With Contacting Minors at Minnesota School

Students at Stillwater High School in Minnesota were excited at first to learn that a 17-year-old British duke would be attending their school for the year.  Their feelings changed after student journalists who had planned to do a feature on…

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Sign-Switcher Convicted Anyway

I believe I reported a while ago on the case of John Hopwood, British motorist and speeder who was ticketed after a camera caught him driving 48 mph in a 30-mph zone. Hopwood did the obvious thing: go get your…