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NationWA CategoryMotto
41.The Rogue Nation of RezlerIron Fist Consumerists“The only victim is those who tell themselves they are!!”
42.The Free State of EllosiumInoffensive Centrist Democracy“Because Free Will Is Overrated”
43.The People's Republic of BoomlundScandinavian Liberal Paradise“Our stuff is our stuff”
44.The Democratic States of DuinteuFather Knows Best State“Without innocence the cross is only iron”
45.The Free Market Paradise of LakidaniaCivil Rights Lovefest“Don't tread on me”
46.The United Socialist States of Sovetskiy AmerikaPsychotic Dictatorship“E pluribus omnis”
47.The People's Democratic Republic of Indonesia UltranationalistsDemocratic Socialists“Saling Berbagi dan Saling Membantu!”
48.The United Socialist States of ImortaFather Knows Best State“Life will go on”
49.The Rogue Nation of BresostIron Fist Consumerists“If I had my way, I'd have all of them shot”
50.The Social Technocratic Union of JovantusDemocratic Socialists“Knowledge is Power”
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The  ★  of New Fakeland wrote:Also not a fan of the current legal system, because neither side care about the truth, only about winning, and sometimes having an expensive lawyer can matter more than the truth (so it's basically an unfair system that favours the rich).
And having a jury of non-trained people decide the outcome just means that the outcome can be determined by emotional manipulation, misleading evidence, etc. (so again, can be determined by how good the lawyer is at playing the jury, than on the facts).

Yeah, it's a lousy system to have trials focus more on comparing the skill of the lawyers than on getting at the truth. I'm not sure what could fix it, though, without being even more vulnerable to corruption. We'd need a group of entirely neutral, trustworthy experts to assess evidence that would be called in by the judge, instead of one attorney or the other. Maybe disbar lawyers who get caught intentionally deceiving the jury. Of course, ideally the prosecutor would be more concerned with getting the right guy than just getting a conviction. But good luck getting any laws to encourage that through when trying to keep innocent people out of jail is considered 'soft on crime'. And the defender's job ought to be making sure that the legal rights of the accused are protected and giving them advice on the legal complexities of the situation, not doing anything possible to get them off, but expensive defense attorneys would have a hard time charging as much if that was all they did.

In Teh Supremez0r, we've got mind readers to make sure nobody gets away with lying under oath. Makes things a lot simpler, as long as you don't want any right to privacy in your own head.

Lordren and New Fakeland

As far as "legally blind", it may sound weird but it is an important distinction. Since I can still see, I'm not fully blind, but my vision is so poor compared to a normal person that it affects my ability to work. It crosses a "legal threshold" for what counts as blindness.

I think that "Legal Blindness" thresholds may vary between jurisdictions.

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Nope. Legal blindness is part of the Federal SSA guidelines! (Insert "The More You Know" jingle here)
http://www.allaboutvision.com/lowvision/social-security.htm

Unless you mean on a country-by-country basis, in which case you're probably right. And since Fake is from the UK, his rules might be different.

The Dominion of Lordren wrote:Nope. Legal blindness is part of the Federal SSA guidelines! (Insert "The More You Know" jingle here)
http://www.allaboutvision.com/lowvision/social-security.htm
Unless you mean on a country-by-country basis, in which case you're probably right. And since Fake is from the UK, his rules might be different.


Legal blindness is the same in UK and US

Lordren

And knowing is half the power!

English Valarenga and Illand

Um
I don't know how I got here, but thank you for your time. I think there's been a mistake.

The Community of Chaize wrote:UmI don't know how I got here, but thank you for your time. I think there's been a mistake.

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