Category Archives: Legal

Code of Jutland

Code of Jutland, or “Jyske Lov” as we call it in Denmark, is actually a rather well worked through piece of legislation and it is all the way back from 1241. The preamble is the important bit, much of it … Continue reading

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Constitution Day

Today it is the Danish Constitution Day, celebrating the first constitution from 1849, initiating the change from a monarchy to a true democracy, and also celebrating the current constitution from 1953. The one from 1915 was also signed on this … Continue reading

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Hacking

I will just use the punchline from a recent Penny Arcade comic here, because it reminded me of something I dealt with almost 10 years ago. Back then, an insurance company got one of our best law professors in Denmark … Continue reading

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Scam likes and follows

Having a blog makes you a target for a specific kind of scam; the fake likes and follows by blogs that try to up their views or that are trying to sell some sort of physical scam. Those likes and … Continue reading

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In legal speak: “Stop this Nonsense”

Some anti-vaxxer tried to silence a critic with a threat of a lawsuit and a lawyer volunteered to respond to them, explaining in legal speak why that lawsuit would fail, including this ending: 3.0 Stop this Nonsense Your client states, … Continue reading

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Reversal of Fortune

Until recently my only knowledge of Alan Dershowitz came from the movie “Reversal of Fortune“, based on his book about his defense of Claus von Bülow. Seeing Dershowitz’ defense of the US President in the current impeachment trial, and hearing … Continue reading

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The Power of Resentment

This popped up in reference to current affairs in USA, where a criminal is publicly outing his co-conspirators: Never underestimate the power of resentment to take down criminals. There are numerous examples of this, and, as it is extremely hard … Continue reading

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Selecting your own jurisdiction

Matt Levine’s email newsletter “Money Stuff“, from Bloomberg, was recommended to me. I am not an investor nor do I plan on starting my own company in USA, but that does not matter; Levine mostly deals with legality and thereby … Continue reading

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“This profession doesn’t need you”

From Lowering the Bar’s “Tell You What, Slick. This Profession Doesn’t Need You“: It strikes me that in any list of things you’d prefer a judge not say during a hearing, “were you hiding” would have to be near the … Continue reading

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Why you don’t talk to the police

This talk by James Duane and George Bruch is about USA: (Youtube) In Denmark, where the legal system is very different, I’ll still advice you to have legal representation with you, at the minimum from the moment the police informs … Continue reading

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