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FLORIDA:  Fall guy or fall dog? A motorist arrested for allegedly driving while impaired told police his dog was behind the wheel. Scott Garrett, 56, was driving his 2005 Nissan near Port St. Lucie when an officer pulled him over for swerving and found an open bottle of spiced rum, said police. However, Garrett continued to maintain that his dog was doing the driving. His dog was not charged – but he was. GEORGIA: Hello…
FLORIDA: Psycho? Recently a man was found naked, spouting gibberish while standing in a fire in his front yard. John Hennessey, 37, of Cape Coral, allegedly greeted police who tried to rescue him by waving a knife, and then a stick at them. Hennessey, believed to be high on psychedelic mushrooms, was arrested and charged with assault and criminal mischief. FLORIDA: Crime stopping? It has been reported that a would-be robber was arrested before he…
INDIANA: Hard pills to swallow. In June 2018, police seized dozens of bright orange “ecstasy pills” shaped like President Trump’s head. The image of Trump’s face is stamped on the tablets along with the phrase “GREAT AGAIN.” Police confiscated the pills in connection with 129 drug-related arrest in northern Indiana. KENTUCKY:  Her first parking ticket. It has been reported that a 3-year-old toddler is celebrating her first parking ticket. An officer in the town of…
ETHIOPIA: He was not much of a prophet. A self-styled Ethiopian prophet wannabe was arrested after he failed to bring a dead man back to life. Getayawkal Ayele convinced a family that he could resurrect their relative, Belay Bitfu. He told them the biblical story of Lazarus, then laid down on the corpse and hollered, “Belay awake.” When the deceased Belay did not stir police were called to help save the phony charlatan from abuse…
AUSTRALIA: Caught for burglary on cameras they stole? It appears that a group of bumbling thieves were accidentally recording themselves committing a burglary and getting high afterward.  “Surveillance cameras were stolen during the incident – all the while live-streaming footage of the burglary was being sent to the owner’s mobile phone,” Queensland police said. CANADA: “This prankster is feeling pretty deflated.” read the headline. A man who calls himself BrodieTV, was arrested for tying 10…
OHIO: The oven was a hot shot! It has been reported that Robin Garlock, 44, received wounds to both shoulders while trying to retrieve a handgun he had hidden inside of the broiler unit of his oven. Police in the town of Warren report Garlock put the gun in the oven because children were coming over. His girlfriend, unaware of the gun’s presence, turned on the oven to bake a cake Sunday in June. Garlock…
PENNSYLVANIA: Oh Crap! It has been reported that Rasheem Drummond, 34, of Harrisburg, about to be tried for robbery and pistol-whipping, allegedly sent prosecutors what they thought was a pretrial letter. However, when they opened the envelope they found only fecal Matter,” according to court records. Drummond was then slapped with an additional charge of aggravated harassment. NEW ZEALAND: They say he was getting the “shaft.” We learn that an Auckland man was so fed…
NEW YORK: Fake kidnap ring busted, read the headline. It has been reported that authorities have charged three men with extorting money from dozens of people from across New York state by falsely claiming to have kidnapped their relatives and threatening to harm them unless a ransom was paid. In late May, the state Attorney General announced that a 27-year-old man from Puerto Rico and two Syracuse men, ages 26 and 40, have been charged…
PORTUGAL: A stinking flight, maybe? A jet in route to Gran Canaria, Spain made an emergency landing in Portugal because one passenger’s body odor was so terrible. The Transavia Airlines flight from Amsterdam diverted when other passengers began vomiting. The crew tried quarantining the smelly fellow in a restroom, but pilots soon had to land. MARYLAND: Dine & dash dummy. A man chowed down at restaurants and dashed out before paying – only to later…
 IMMIGRATION LAW PRACTICE FALL 2019 FIRST DAY CLASS PROBLEM AN IMMIGRATION SCHEME FOR GUADELOUPE Professor Birdsong PART l –THE PROBLEM Assume that it is now the month of December in the year 2022.  Assume further that the country of Guadeloupe which had first become a possession of France in 1635, was until recently a Department of France (State). Guadeloupe declared its independence and seceded from France in a bloodless coup led by Anon Zenon, leader of…