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  • Prison Inmate Sues Hospital Over Circumcision As A Newborn

    04/17/2012 2:25:45 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 29 replies
    KWTX ^ | April 17, 2012 | KWTX
    Prison Inmate Sues Hospital Over Circumcision As A Newborn SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (April 17, 2012)--South Dakota prison inmate Dean Cochrun is suing the hospital where he was circumcised as a newborn, claiming the procedure has robbed him of his sexual prowess. The suit asks for $1,000 in compensatory and punitive damages. Cochrun is acting as his own lawyer. The lawsuit also requests that his circumcision be reversed.
  • When Two Wrongs Do Make a Right: The Strange Case of Burke v. Bennett

    01/21/2008 9:31:33 AM PST · by Military family member · 1 replies · 68+ views
    SSRN ^ | January 10, 2008 | Simon J. Dodd
    Abstract: Indiana imposes certain eligibility qualifications on candidates for public office, and provides a statutory cause of action for losing candidates in an election to challenge the results based on the eligibility of the winner. Following the 2007 mayoral election in Terre Haute, Ind., the losing candidate argued that the winner fell afoul of the federal Hatch Act, which is an explicit disqualification under Indiana law. The trial court concluded that the winning candidate did violate the Hatch Act, but through an interesting feat of jurisprudential jujitsu held that the disqualification didn't matter because the election was over. The court...