Before we get to the post, Happy Birthday Ayn Rand! One of the most brilliant philosophers of the second half of the twentieth century.
"I swear by my life, and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine."
"John Gault, Atlas Shrugged."
MOTION TO VACATE:
California has legalized marijuana (gasp!). So far, the State seems to be functioning just fine.
And now California, rapidly becoming our favourite state in the union, is now moving to vacate thousands of felony and misdemeanor possession of marijuana convictions. So far the DA offices in San Fran and San Diego are moving to vacate convictions. Others will soon follow
Hmmmm..... a District Attorneys Office recognizing the fundamental unfairness of their prior, misguided actions, and actively doing something to remedy it. How...unusual. It's downright...Californian.
Proof of the relativity of time can be found in a certain courtroom in the REGJB. Reports have flooded our in-box about a certain newly elected judge who, for example, ponders for minutes on end, an agreed motion to continue for a first-time-up case. Sometimes it pays to elect Judges who actually have experience in the courts in which they sit.
In the Einsteinian theory of special relativity predicts "Time Dilation": two working clocks will report different times after different accelerations. Similarly, in the Rumpolian theory of "CourtTime" ( (c) Justice Building Blog, 2018, all rights reserved), two watches of two different attorneys, will appear to move at different speeds relative to the time spent watching a judge ponder the simplistic.
From Occupied America, where California is vacating marijuana convictions while Jeff Sessions' Justice Department is gearing up for more marijuana prosecutions, fight the power!
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