Articles Tagged with “Rule 403”

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Kathyrn White had a difficult relationship with cars.

One morning, as she arrived at work at the IRS in Chattanooga, an African-American man in a red and white patterned shirt approached her with a gun. He ordered her to start her car. She did. He drove away in it.

The police later arrested Gary Clay, an African-American man, for the carjacking.

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In a classic Simpsons episode, Homer Simpson, as a young person, is excluded from a club of his peers – the club is called the “No Homers Club.” Homer complains, noting that there was a Homer inside the clubhouse.

He’s told – “It says no Homers. We’re allowed to have one.” (Incidentally, the “No Homers Club” is now the name of many Simpsons fan clubs).

DSC01433_z.JPGClub rules tend, I think, to be silly. The Seventh Circuit’s recent opinion in United States v. Loughry however, meant the difference in whether a child pornography conviction stands can depend on the rules of a private “club.”