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Another dumb insensitive person in charge?

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posted on Feb, 25 2012 @ 08:33 PM
The things that go on in court. I saw something last week about a judge telling a man to take his wife out on a date (sorry I didn't get to read the whole thing that time now they're telling you how to socialize on Facebook.Comes under the appropriate WTF also name of the website


A US man who was threatened with jail time for posting comments about his estranged wife on his personal Facebook page unless he posted daily apologies for a month says the court ruling violates his freedom of speech.

Mark Byron of Cincinnati is making the apology to avoid 60 days in jail, but he plans to appeal the domestic relations court ruling. Byron and free speech and media experts say it should concern other users of the social networking site.

With hundreds of millions of people using Facebook for communication, Byron said "if they can do this to me, they can do it to others".

The idea "that anybody could tell you what to say to your friends on Facebook should be scary to people", said Cincinnati lawyer Jill Meyer, who specialises in free speech and media issues.

Really 10 miles off bad road. Getting close to Big Brother's thought police there.

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posted on Feb, 25 2012 @ 09:06 PM
I work with a Battered/Abused Woman's group. Judges haven't a clue how much damage they are doing forcing separated, divorced couple to interact with each other. I've heard of a case where a Judge over-ruled a standing RO, and told the people to talk with each other like adults....she ended up in the hospital for 3 weeks.

I'm totally against Judges playing marriage counselor.


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posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 12:51 PM
Here is another link that has more information.

I would change the topic and post this on another section. I would post this under US Political madness.
With the issue of the loss of freedom of speech. This guy made no threats, rather comments of frustration.

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