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I am familiar with the Hotz case.
if you decide not to take any risks, then you must completely give up interacting with anyone, let alone writing or using software
But that's the problem: you don't have such right...
Posted Jun 22, 2011 18:53 UTC (Wed) by Wol (guest, #4433)
If somebody tried a stunt like that in the UK they would find (a) they would get a *large* bill from the defendant, and (b) assorted people (probably *including* the lawyers) would find themselves enjoying a short stint at Her Majesty's Pleasure :-)
If prosecuting your client's case means you end up a defendant, I can't imagine many lawyers being prepared to take the money ...
Oh - and we have a case like that going through our courts at the moment. The general consensus seems to be that the lawyer involved is heading for disbarment - that he's committed professional suicide.
Posted Nov 4, 2011 9:14 UTC (Fri) by renox (subscriber, #23785)
So even though I'm not in the US or in the UK, your "If you don't want them making your life hell, don't live in the US :-)", even with a smiley, is very, very wrong..
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