Thursday, January 26, 2006

Okay, Your Honor, let’s try:
See Jane. See Dick. See Jane’s gun. See Jane shoot the gun at Dick.

Legal grammar stymies judge

Albuquerque, Jan. 26 (UPI) — A New Mexico judge has dismissed two of 26 criminal extortion charges against a former state treasurer because the grammar in the indictment was too confusing…

University of New Mexico Associate Professor Jerome Shea, who teaches writing and grammar, testified as an expert witness on Vigil's behalf, and drew a large diagram to explain what he described as a "complex" sentence…


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