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Just think about the dynamic if you're a juror. re: Newegg | 141 comments | Create New Account
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Authored by: Anonymous on Monday, January 28 2013 @ 04:14 AM EST
"Wants to believe"

That meas he doesn't, just that he want's to. He probably just wants the money,
and is looking for excuses now that he can see MS is against the wall.

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Authored by: Anonymous on Monday, January 28 2013 @ 08:00 AM EST
People with that much money are dangerous to society. They
can afford to corrupt.

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Just think about the dynamic if you're a juror. re: Newegg
Authored by: SilverWave on Monday, January 28 2013 @ 01:45 PM EST
Quote: Just think about the dynamic if you're a juror. Most
of the jury could be very pro-defense and think the
plaintiff is full of it. But all you need is a single one
who is friendly to the plaintiff and holds out on the
verdict. You just need one really stubborn person—that can
drive a whole jury to make a decision that swings the other
way. Everyone wants to go home. It's not their money.
Defense oriented jurors are more likely to compromise and
say, "Maybe we'll just split the baby. Maybe we'll just give
them $2.5 million and call it a day."

When a jury rules against a defendant, even if you are 100
percent certain that prevailing case law supports an appeal
where you will win completely, you have to put up a bond for
the amount of the damages. That requires you to tie up that
amount on your corporate balance sheet until the appeal
comes through. So procedurally, defendants tend to be driven
to settle.

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0 run the program for any purpose
1 study the source code and change it
2 make copies and distribute them
3 publish modified versions

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