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Shock revelation: judge says speeding fines used only to raise revenueMar 03 2012

A German judge has become the coolest judge on the block after letting 42 speeding drivers off the hook in one week because he thinks speedi

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Mar 03 2012Avoiding jury duty: it's about who you know

When randomly called up for jury duty, most of us wish we had a great excuse to get out of it and wi...

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Mar 03 2012Mason and Kirby provide comedy show at book launch

Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE, former Chief Justice of the High Court, had guests in stitches last night ...

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Mar 03 2012Firm cashier steals her way straight to prison

A sneaky British law firm cashier is now doing time for five years after gorging herself on a truck ...

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Mar 03 2012Mean streets go soft on Google

Google has not needed to search for spare change as it has escaped a fine despite its Street View se...

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Partner ruins firm with gambling addictionMar 03 2012

In a clear demonstration of what not to do as a lawyer, a partner of a Dublin-based law firm has gambled away €2.5 million ($3.5 millio...

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Hinch rides "the vibe" all the way to the High CourtMar 03 2012

Original radio shock jock Derryn Hinch seems to be relying on an iconic element of an Australian film classic to get him through his latest ...

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Parents beware: your four-year old could be suedMar 03 2012

In an increasingly litigious society we're all aware of the risks of being sued, for whatever reason, but most four-year-olds shouldn't have...

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Would be lawyer wants to take the money and runMar 03 2012

Impending fatherhood has spooked an American law student into asking to quit law school on the condition his tuition fees are fully refunded...

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Jealous wife steals hubby's lover's kitten, moggy's brother pinesMar 03 2012

In an apparent case of green-eyed kitty-rage, the wife of a British lawmaker has appeared in court charged with breaking into her husband's ...

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