Law is for the rich

Affluenza is “a psychological malaise supposedly affecting young people, symptoms of which include a lack of motivation, feelings of guilt, and a sense of isolation”. It has been successfully argued to include lack of a basic understanding of distinguishing right from wrong and hence a person afflicted by this malaise might think driving on people instead of on tarmac is OK. Affluenza is now a viable legal defence (more). This supposedly psychological sickness, by definition, can attack only rich folks. How convenient?

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Law is for the rich

2 thoughts on “Law is for the rich

  1. Deepthi R says:

    Sounds like this can be a case for another series of Boston Legal episodes. On Feb 11, 2014 10:20 AM, “Balderdash — Chatter — Jabberwocky — Pratt

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