What is the Law

February 18, 2020

The subtitle is somewhat redundant.  Caveat Emptor is a Latin phrase.  A caveat is a warning.  The English translation of “caveat” is beware.  The phrase “caveat emptor” means “let the buyer beware”.  A principle of contract law that puts the onus on the buyer to perform his or her own due ...

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On January 22, 1963, Ralph Hudson was the last person in the State of New Jersey to be put to death by the State.  Hudson was granted a “mercy” release by an Atlantic County Judge on Christmas Eve, 1960. He had finished two-thirds of a six month sentence for beating his estranged wife, Myrtle.  ...

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President Andrew Johnson was impeached.  President William Clinton was impeached.  President Richard Millhouse Nixon was not.  President Donald J. Trump is impeached but for the time being is being denied a trial.  Sound confusing?  Well if you will indulge me, I will try to sort out for you the ...

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Can any of us think back to a day when we didn’t either hear or read of the phrase “Quid Pro Quo” on a news broadcast or read it in a daily newspaper?.  I submit for most of us the phrase might as well have been “Greek” to us.  Well if you thought that way, you were close! “Quid Pro Quo” is ...

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