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  •  on reread, article says on behalf of those who (3+ / 0-)
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    live near the pipeline in Arkansas so perhaps it's restricted to Arkansas.

    Macca's Meatless Monday

    by VL Baker on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 08:31:43 PM PDT

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    •  To file a civil suit there has to be an actual (1+ / 0-)
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      tort. That is, the plaintiff has to claim and then prove a wrong was done by the defendant's malice or negligence.
      Civil suits are nice because the defendant has to respond to interrogatories. Failure to respond means the plaintiffs automatically get a judgement by default. It's like a team not showing up to play a game. It's an automatic loss.
      We should have more civil suits.

      We organize governments to deliver services and prevent abuse.

      by hannah on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 10:38:30 PM PDT

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