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Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by wilser, Aug 1, 2007.

  1. How can OJ be found innocent of murder and now he loses a 32M civil lawsuit against the Goldmans?
  2. JNowiski


    Jan 16, 2006
    American Justice System? :rolleyes:
  3. Marlat


    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    Different standard or proof when you are talking about potentially incarcerating a person for life.
  4. BadMonk

    BadMonk Enjoy The Ride

    Feb 25, 2006
    Bedminster, New Jersey
    One case is civil...meaning money damages (usually). The other is criminal...meaning jail time.
  5. AHHH! so CASH will keep you out of jail?
  6. Marlat


    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    No, 60% probability that you are guilty will not put you in jail, but it will make you lose a civil case.
  7. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    The words you're looking for are "American LEGAL System," not "Justice." See, that would imply that justice could be found in said system.

    (Don't worry, Canada's is crap too.)
  8. JansenW


    Nov 14, 2005
    Cambridge, MA
  9. Two words:

    Stupid juries.

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