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Re: Shoplifting, concealment, liability presumption


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Shoplifting, concealment, liability presumption
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:08:25 -0000
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Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> writes:

> Hyman Rosen <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On 3/10/2010 11:33 AM, Alan Mackenzie wrote:
>>> the complainant sumits his complaint in ordinary English
>
>> You make the same error as those who advocate writing computer
>> programs in ordinary English. You need lawyers to handle lawsuits
>> like you need programmers to write programs, because in each case
>> experience and expertise are required to achieve good results.
>
> If that is the case (and it appears to be so at the moment), then the
> system is badly broken.  Results should depend only on facts, not
> presentation.

Courts have no direct input device for facts.

-- 
David Kastrup


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