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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. April 2, 2020 The things you learn listening to podcasts…. Blue whales are enormous.  The Tyrannosaurus Rex was colossal. But they don’t hold a candle to the “humongous fungus,” a 2,200-acre-large single organism, an  Armillaria solidipes, in the Malheur National Forest in Oregon. But even that fungus isn’t the world’s most massive single organism. That...

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  2. April 1, 2020 For the past two weeks, most of my posts have related to COVID to one extent or another.  So, let’s take a break from that for a day, shall we? And since it’s April 1st, I was reflecting on the best April Fool’s Day pranks that have ever been perpetrated. George Plimpton’s...

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  3. March 31, 2020 While colleges and universities throughout the the country have closed their doors and are having their students take classes on line, one notable university is an outlier: Liberty University. Liberty’s President, Jerry Fallwell, Jr., who says that the reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic is a politically-driven “overreaction ” driven by a liberal...

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  4. March 30, 2020 There is an old Chinese proverb that is both a blessing and a curse: May you live in interesting times. We live in interesting times. A recent debate that has cropped up as restrictions are being imposed on all but “essential” business is whether gun shops are “essential.” According to this article...

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  5. March 29, 2020 Delaware has fewer than 1 million inhabitants, but it has 1.4 million registered corporations, including two-thirds of the Fortune 500 companies.  Which means a lot of corporate law is practiced before judges in Delaware. Delaware also has a peculiar law that requires that three of its state supreme court justices be affiliated...

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