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Welcome to Charlie Buttrey's blog. Explore Charlie's insights on current legal issues and concerns and how they relate to our world... as well as, other subjects that have caught his eye and interest.

If you're interested in learning more about Charlie, his philosophy, and legal expertise, visit his website - CharlieButtrey.com 


 

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  1. January 16, 2021 A funny thing happened to some major tourist areas in the wake of the pandemic: Wildlife returned. According to this article at the yahoo website, where once there were hordes of travelers in heavily-touristed areas, nature is staging a bit of a comeback. At Machu Picchu in Peru, for instance (which I...

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  2. January 15, 2021 During his State of the Union address in 2015, President Obama gravely noted that the previous year had been the planet’s warmest year on record. Every year since then has been warmer, and last year matched 2016 as the hottest year on record. The question is not whether it’s too late to...

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  3. January 14, 2021 This is not — I repeat, this is NOT — a political blog. That said, there are times when political matters have a way of bleeding into the system. Particularly when they are, like this little tidbit, somewhat amusing. The Queens (NY) Daily Eagle touts itself as “the only daily print newspaper...

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  4. January 13, 2021 Last April, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the constitution prohibits non-unanimous jury verdicts in criminal cases. This came as particularly good news to Cardell Hayes. Hayes was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the 2016 shooting of former New Orleans Saints football player Will Smith. Hayes, who claimed that the...

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  5. January 12, 2021 On a slow day in the blogosphere perhaps you, gentle reader, might appreciate a few of my favorite palindromes. An exasperated Canadian: He goddamn mad dog, eh? Insult: Sit on a potato pan, Otis. When at the casino: Never odd or even. When leaving the Eternal City: Amore, Roma. A moral dilemma:...

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