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Finally Using My Mechanical Engineering Degree in Analyzing Law–A “Joule” of an Argument in the Michael Dunn Trial

I normally discuss matters of contract law on this blog. However, the law of contracts is not the only subject of my academic inquiry.  I will be teaching a class in Firearms Law in the spring 2015 term–focusing on matters such as the Second Amendment. I’m not entirely surprised that the class has three times the scheduled enrollment as that in my advanced contracts class.

In reviewing the Michael Dunn (the loud music) trial, I came across the following in the prosecution’s closing argument, as captured on a youtube video. I will discuss it because it raises issues of firearms as well as material in the scope of my prior study of mechanical engineering at M.I.T.

More after the break ….

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