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Forum: Advice 16-09-2014, 21:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By Aftershow
As others have laid out above - they can't...

As others have laid out above - they can't legally prevent you from talking to anyone. However, if they've asked you not to speak to other employees pending investigation and subsequently find out...
Forum: Advice 16-09-2014, 15:24
Replies: 99
Views: 13,971
Posted By Aftershow
In the circumstance mentioned (auto-stop at a set...

In the circumstance mentioned (auto-stop at a set of traffic lights), I think it is highly likely a court would find that the defendant was 'driving'.
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 13:13
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
Even setting aside the logical and factual issues...

Even setting aside the logical and factual issues with that interpretation of reasonable doubt, the fact that 30% (by your figures) think he wasn't guilty would in itself introduce reasonable doubt,...
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 13:00
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
I use legal 'legal technical terms', as you put...

I use legal 'legal technical terms', as you put it, because we're discussing the law and how a legal system operates. Why is that an issue?
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 12:59
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
I suggest you don't make assumptions on how many...

I suggest you don't make assumptions on how many cases I have read over the course of my life. Thanks for the Law 101, but i'm perfectly aware of how interpretation and precedent works in the courts....
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 12:40
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
Correcting errors. That is not moving the...

Correcting errors. That is not moving the goalposts.
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 12:36
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
That's something which should be determined by an...

That's something which should be determined by an appeal court, and if found to be accurate, should be corrected.
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 12:32
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
I'm afraid you have missed the point. It is...

I'm afraid you have missed the point.

It is irrelevant in relation to a specific case. The law is the law at any given point in time. Of course it can change. What you cannot do is move the...
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 12:25
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
Why? If it is relevant to the trial, then it...

Why? If it is relevant to the trial, then it should be introduced into proceedings in a proper manner. If it is not relevant to the trial, then it doesn't matter.

In English law, certainly, there...
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 12:19
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
That's irrelevant. The law is the law. It can't...

That's irrelevant. The law is the law. It can't be changed in one (high profile) case simply because a certain percentage of the population, many of whom have probably not even followed the ins and...
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 11:57
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
Couldn't agree more, with all of that. Very well...

Couldn't agree more, with all of that. Very well put.
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 11:30
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
So anything that anyone says about any subject on...

So anything that anyone says about any subject on this thread has to be compared to what may or may not have happened during this particular trial? Seems a strange way to conduct a discussion.
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 11:22
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
Why are you conflating my argument with OP's...

Why are you conflating my argument with OP's trial? :confused:
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 11:21
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
There is a justice system which is set up to deal...

There is a justice system which is set up to deal with such matters. You may think you have spotted errors in law (although that petition is calling for a reinstatement of premeditated murder, which...
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 11:13
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
You can repeat it as much as you like but it...

You can repeat it as much as you like but it doesn't make it true. I think anyone who is not being totally pedantic understands the meaning of that idiom.
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 11:01
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
My point was nothing to do with the conduct of an...

My point was nothing to do with the conduct of an appeal, so your question is little more than a straw man.
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 10:54
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
Well spotted. And if he were to be retried and...

Well spotted.



And if he were to be retried and acquitted of per-medidated murder again, are you planning to keep running petitions for retrials until you get the verdict you want?
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 10:38
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
Yes, that's obviously what I think.

Yes, that's obviously what I think.
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 10:32
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
Whether Masipa has made an error in law as...

Whether Masipa has made an error in law as regards the dolus charge, the pre-meditated murder charge is much more of a stretch. Why do you think a petition calling for it to be reinstated is...
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 10:29
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
No, of course not.

No, of course not.
Forum: General Discussion 16-09-2014, 09:42
Replies: 1,045
Views: 31,531
Posted By Aftershow
Trial by petition. What could possibly go wrong?

Trial by petition.

What could possibly go wrong?
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2014, 21:08
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By Aftershow
Worst WUM ever. What crime, exactly?

Worst WUM ever.



What crime, exactly?
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2014, 14:52
Replies: 22
Views: 523
Posted By Aftershow
Because she just can't help taking any...

Because she just can't help taking any opportunity to demonstrate why she is a perfect example of why people hate politics. Vacuous.
Forum: General Discussion 13-09-2014, 12:43
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,793
Posted By Aftershow
Yes I can. For exactly the reasons i've already...

Yes I can. For exactly the reasons i've already stated.

It's interesting you tell me that I can't make such inferences though, whilst you're happy to make your own that Masipa was biased, and...
Forum: General Discussion 13-09-2014, 12:33
Replies: 538
Views: 22,056
Posted By Aftershow
:D You're the one accusing this charity of...

:D

You're the one accusing this charity of misusing money without any evidence, but it's down to me to 'prove you wrong'?
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