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|Quote (olegt @ June 08 2011,11:52)|
|Quote (Sealawr @ June 08 2011,11:45)|
|It won't be the first time that the DI suffered a self inflicted gunshot wound, requiring a podiatrist's attention, in legal proceedings.|
Still, it should be news that a journal rescinding an article would be sued and then pay $10,000 to the aggrieved author. There are significant First Amendment issues at play that should have attracted attention.
Once again, the $10k did not go to Sewell. The journal paid his attorney's fees. Sewell got nothing.
Granville got something better than money. He got Expelled! That kinda street cred cannot be underestimated.
It's natural to be curious about our world, but the scientific method is just one theory about how to best understand it. We live in a democracy, which means we should treat every theory equally. - Steven Colbert, I Am America (and So Can You!)