fortune-mod (1:1.99.1-4) datfiles/law

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--- fortune-mod-1.99.1.orig/datfiles/law
+++ fortune-mod-1.99.1/datfiles/law
@@ -195,9 +195,9 @@
 %
 ... but as records of courts and justice are admissible, it can easily be
 proved that powerful and malevolent magicians once existed and were a scourge
-to mankind.  The evidence (including confession) upon which certain women 
-were convicted of witchcraft and executed was without a flaw; it is still 
-unimpeachable.  The judges' decisions based on it were sound in logic and 
+to mankind.  The evidence (including confession) upon which certain women
+were convicted of witchcraft and executed was without a flaw; it is still
+unimpeachable.  The judges' decisions based on it were sound in logic and
 in law.  Nothing in any existing court was ever more thoroughly proved than
 the charges of witchcraft and sorcery for which so many suffered death.  If
 there were no witches, human testimony and human reason are alike destitute
@@ -420,8 +420,8 @@
 %
 "Gentlemen of the jury," said the defense attorney, now beginning
 to warm to his summation, "the real question here before you is, shall this
-beautiful young woman be forced to languish away her loveliest years in a 
-dark prison cell?  Or shall she be set free to return to her cozy little 
+beautiful young woman be forced to languish away her loveliest years in a
+dark prison cell?  Or shall she be set free to return to her cozy little
 apartment at 4134 Mountain Ave. -- there to spend her lonely, loveless hours
 in her boudoir, lying beside her little Princess phone, 962-7873?"
 %
@@ -477,7 +477,7 @@
 A: I don't drink when I'm on duty, unless I come on duty drunk.
 %
 Humor in the Court:
-Q.  And lastly, Gary, all your responses must be oral.  O.K.? What school do 
+Q.  And lastly, Gary, all your responses must be oral.  O.K.? What school do
     you go to?
 A.  Oral.
 Q.  How old are you?
@@ -500,7 +500,7 @@
 A.  No, I said he was shot in the lumbar region.
 %
 Humor in the Court:
-Q.  Mrs. Jones, is your appearance this morning pursuant to a deposition 
+Q.  Mrs. Jones, is your appearance this morning pursuant to a deposition
     notice which I sent to your attorney?
 A.  No.  This is how I dress when I go to work.
 %
@@ -524,7 +524,7 @@
 A.  Borofkin.
 Q.  What's his first name?
 A.  I can't remember.
-Q.  He's been your brother-in-law for years, and you can't remember his first 
+Q.  He's been your brother-in-law for years, and you can't remember his first
     name?
 A.  No.  I tell you I'm too excited. (Rising from the witness chair and
     pointing to Mr. Borofkin.) Nathan, for God's sake, tell them your first
@@ -541,7 +541,7 @@
 Q: So when he woke up the next morning he was dead?
 %
 Humor in the Court:
-Q: ...any suggestions as to what prevented this from being a murder trial 
+Q: ...any suggestions as to what prevented this from being a murder trial
    instead of an attempted murder trial?
 A: The victim lived.
 %
@@ -578,13 +578,13 @@
    of my head.
 %
 Humor in the Court:
-Q: The truth of the matter is that you were not an unbiased, objective 
+Q: The truth of the matter is that you were not an unbiased, objective
    witness, isn't it. You too were shot in the fracas?
 A: No, sir. I was shot midway between the fracas and the naval.
 %
 Humor in the Court:
 Q: What can you tell us about the truthfulness and veracity of this defendant?
-A: Oh, she will tell the truth. She said she'd kill that sonofabitch--and 
+A: Oh, she will tell the truth. She said she'd kill that sonofabitch--and
    she did!
 %
 Humor in the Court:
@@ -678,7 +678,7 @@
 If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the
 separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience,
 it might well prolong his life.
-		-- Charles Darling, "Scintillae Juris, 1877
+		-- Charles Darling, "Scintillae Juris", 1877
 %
 "If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think
 little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and
@@ -691,7 +691,7 @@
 If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three
 years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law
 school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.
-		-- Michael Levin, "The Socratic Method
+		-- Michael Levin, "The Socratic Method"
 %
 	In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to
 his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's
@@ -826,7 +826,7 @@
 Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that
 reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away
 someone else's cash.
-		-- P.G. Wodehouse, "Louder and Funnier"
+		-- P. G. Wodehouse, "Louder and Funnier"
 %
 Just remember: when you go to court, you are trusting your fate to
 twelve people that weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty!
@@ -870,7 +870,7 @@
   a large cash settlement anyway.
 		-- Dave Barry
 %
-... Logically incoherent, semantically incomprehensible, and legally ... 
+... Logically incoherent, semantically incomprehensible, and legally ...
 impeccable!
 %
 Loud burping while walking around the airport is prohibited in Halstead, Kansas.
@@ -907,11 +907,11 @@
 	"No sir," exclaimed the senior, "but I sure was afraid that durned
 lawyer was gonna ask me if my lantern was lit."
 %
-Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his 
+Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his
 roars.  Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the
 forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind
 the railroad yards."
-		-- H.L. Mencken, writing of William Jennings Bryan,
+		-- H. L. Mencken, writing of William Jennings Bryan,
 		   counsel for the supporters of Tennessee's anti-evolution
 		   law at the Scopes "Monkey Trial" in 1925.
 %
@@ -1107,7 +1107,7 @@
 should behave as though the law compelled him.  But it is the universal
 weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine
 we own.
-		-- H.G. Wells
+		-- H. G. Wells
 %
 The Least Successful Equal Pay Advertisement
 	In 1976 the European Economic Community pointed out to the Irish
@@ -1203,7 +1203,7 @@
 filings and forms, motions and counter-motions, all at $250 an hour.
 		-- Nolo News, summer 1989
 %
-We should realize that a city is better off with bad laws, so long as they 
+We should realize that a city is better off with bad laws, so long as they
 remain fixed, then with good laws that are constantly being altered, that
 the lack of learning combined with sound common sense is more helpful than
 the kind of cleverness that gets out of hand, and that as a general rule,
@@ -1235,7 +1235,7 @@
 story; forget Mother Teresa.  Second, even if you lose, how much could
 the bum's life be worth anyway?  A Lot less than 50 years worth of
 paralysis.  Don't play George Bush and Saddam Hussein.  Finish the job.
-	-- G. Gordon Liddy's "Forbes" column on personal security
+		-- G. Gordon Liddy's "Forbes" column on personal security
 %
 Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to
 examine the laws of heat.
@@ -1253,3 +1253,35 @@
 they make a law it's a joke.
 		-- Will Rogers
 %
+"Certainly, if an individual was stopped and accused of shoplifting after
+ walking out of Neiman-Marcus they would expect to be eventually told
+ what they allegedly stole. It would be absurd for an officer to tell
+ the accused that 'you know what you stole I'm not telling.' Or, to
+ simply hand the accused individual a catalog of Neiman-Marcus' entire
+ inventory and say 'it's in there somewhere, you figure it out.'"
+    -- Judge Brooke Wells' Order Granting in Part IBM's Motion to Limit
+       SCO's Claims
+%
+"Compulsory unification of opinion achieves only the unanimity of the
+ graveyard."
+    -- Justice Jackson, writing for the majority, in West Virginia
+       State Board of Education v. Barnette 319 U.S. 624 No. 591
+%
+"If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is
+ that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox
+ in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion or
+ force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein. If there
+ are any circumstances which permit an exception, they do not now occur
+ to us."
+    -- Justice Jackson, writing for the majority, in West Virginia
+       State Board of Education v. Barnette 319 U.S. 624 No. 591
+%
+"The right of freedom of thought and of religion as guaranteed by the
+ Constitution against State action includes both the right to speak
+ freely and the right to refrain from speaking at all, except in so far
+ as essential operations of government may require it for the
+ preservation of an orderly society,---as in the case of compulsion to
+ give evidence in court."
+    -- Justice Murphy, in concurrance, West Virginia State Board of
+       Education v. Barnette 319 U.S. 624 No. 591
+%