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Jury Blames Sexual Assault on Oysters, Not Groper

James Whitemarsh, a former BBC producer, has been acquitted of sexual assault by the Southwark Crown Court after a jury accepted his claim that eating raw oysters left him without control of his actions, according to a Daily Mail report. Whitemarsh, 41, was charged with groping a female paramedic after friends called an ambulance for him when he began acting strangely while they were dining out.
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Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (9 months ago)

Radio presenter Dave Lee Travis arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London, England on January 15, 2014. Dave Lee Travis, whose real name is David Patrick Griffin, is charged with 14 counts of indecent assault and one of sexual assa... Read Post

James Ibori once a cashier at Wickes in west London before becoming a powerful Nigerian politician will be sentenced later for fraud and embezzlement

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

A former Wickes cashier who later became one of Nigeria's most powerful politicians will be sentenced later for fraud and embezzlement which could exceed £160m. James Ibori pleaded guilty at Southwark Crown Court in February to a se... Read Post

Raw Milk Trial Ends With Split Jury Verdict

Lifestyle / Food & Drink : Food Safety News (last year)

A Sauk County, Wisconsin jury, meeting until 1 a.m. Saturday, acquitted Vernon Hershberger on three charges: operating a farm store without a retail food establishment permit, operating a dairy farm without a milk producer license, ... Read Post


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