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Our legal right to be angry

Posted by John Faisandier on Mar 19, 2014 7:48:12 PM

Alan Duff reappeared in court in Taupo last week and was acquitted of charges against him. He allegedly shouted in the face of a policewoman who stopped him for speeding and then tried to handcuff him. Duff told 3News he was angry with the policewoman. “I was angry but my lawyer did point out that a senior judge said that the right to speak inoffensively is no right at all. In other words, we are allowed to show emotion and everything else”

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Topics: Angry, Blog, Upset People, Aggressive, Alan Duff, Law

Alan Duff does a rant

Posted by John Faisandier on Mar 19, 2014 7:29:45 PM

Alan Duff does a “rant”. He claims to the judge in the Taupo court that this is not aggressive. It is just a rant. The policewoman involved in issuing him the speeding ticket certainly thought he was aggressive.

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Topics: Angry, Upset People, Aggressive, Alan Duff, Law, Rant, Uncategorized

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