Showing posts with the label Legal

That Time When The Supreme Court Had to Decide Whether Tomatoes Are Fruits or Vegetables

Jun 8, 2023

Is tomato a fruit or a vegetable? It is a trick question, because the answer depends on who you ask. A botanist will tell you that it’s a fr...

The Hammersmith Ghost Murder Case

Apr 18, 2022

In the winter of 1803, residents of Hammersmith, which at the time was a small village on the outskirts of London, was terrorized by a ghost...

Ashford v Thornton: The Last Challenge to Trial by Battle

Feb 18, 2022

Many personal disputes in the past have been settled by one-to-one combat. When a crime was committed, or a complainant accused a person of ...