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41 Absurd Laws and Legal Defenses That Prove Lawyers Are Just Boring Wizards

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41 Absurd Laws and Legal Defenses That Prove Lawyers Are Just Boring Wizards

The legal system is archaic as hell. Lawyers just stand up and say a bunch of nonsense, and hope that it glamours a panel of strangers into agreeing. A lot of times it does!

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The panic defense is how homophobes try to get away with murder. This legal strategy tries to get a jury to agree that a person's sexual orientation or gender identity/expression made someone else so mad they reacted violently. The idea is that by making the victim seem less than human, their life isn't worth as much and the attacker shouldn't be held liable. CRACKED

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A dude tried to fake a heart attack to get out of his trial. In 2008, Keison Wilkins faked a heart attack during his closing argument in hopes of getting a mistrial, but no one in the courtroom bought it. Не continued is act even after returning to the defense table. Не ended up being sentenced to 42 years in prison. CRACKED

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CHINA You MAY NOT depict time travel. The state would prefer that you live in the now. CRACKED.COM

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KENTUCKY To hold public office, you MUST certify that you've never participated in a duel. CRACKED.COM

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NORTH CAROLINA A game of Bingo MAY NOT last longer than 5 hours. CRACKED.COM

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FRANCE You MAY NOT name your pig out of vengeance. Naming your pig after Napoleon, or any head of state, is expressly forbidden. CRACKED.COM

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CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE, FRANCE You MAY NOT fly your alien space craft. Any aircraft, known as flying saucer or flying cigar... will be immediately held in custody. CRACKED.COM

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UNITED KINGDOM You MAY NOT wield a salmon suspiciously. This has been on the books since 1986. CRACKED.COM

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CANADA You MUST play 35% Canadian music. JUSTIN BIEBER NICKELBACK SILVER SIDE UP my WORLD 2.0 Canadian radio stations have to blast 21 minutes of Canadian tunes per hour. CRACKED.COM

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POLAND You MAY NOT wear a Winnie The Pooh t-shirt. The pantsless Pooh has been deemed an inappropriate hermaphrodite. CRACKED.COM

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GERMANY You MAY NOT cause a nuclear explosion. Nukes: not even once. CRACKED.COM

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