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Comment: calculating your BAC after the fact (Score 1) 783

by HydroPhonic (#45477523) Attached to: Texas Drivers Stopped At Roadblock, Asked For Saliva, Blood
They can test you and, provided you were in custody, they can prove what your BAC must have been a clocked number of hours ago when you were stopped... WITHOUT regard to your body weight. The standard clearance rate of .0169 BAC/hr applies pretty consistently regardless of body weight.

Comment: Re: Point of order. He isn't refuting the evidence (Score 1) 396

by HydroPhonic (#45128987) Attached to: DOJ: Defendant Has No Standing To Oppose Use of Phone Records
This is true of the CONTENT as well, not just the metadata. A user turns over CONTENT to a third party for transmission. Under this doctrine, such a user cannot enjoy a reasonable expectation of the privacy of that content either-- because they turned it over to a third party...

Comment: Re:Maybe I'm Understanding This Wrong (Score 1) 465

by HydroPhonic (#39801427) Attached to: Quantum Experiment Shows Effect Before Cause

You have four photons - A, B, C, D. A starts off entangled with B, C starts off entangled with D.

What the experiment appears to show is that if B is then entangled with C, then A is effectively entangled with D. In other words, entanglement is transitive. What it does NOT show is a violation of causality,

What the experiment claims to show is that if A and D are measured, then B and C are subsequently entangled, then A and D were effectively entangled at the time of their measurement.

Comment: Rules of Professional Conduct (Score 1) 267

When you look to the Rules of Professional Conduct of your state, and research cases of your state's supreme court disbarring or sanctioning lawyers, you will notice just how egregious conduct must be in order for attorneys to be personally liable for wrongdoing.

Proving that they knew before they filed is quite difficult; the standard should be outlined in the commentary for your state's RPCs....

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