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6/30/2013

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Murder (or Self-Defense)
Nearly 30 years after shooting four men he thought were trying to mug him on a New York subway, Bernhard Goetz's name is still remembered internationally. Goetz, who held a BS in electrical and nuclear engineering from New York University, was acquitted of attempted murder and first degree assault charges, according to Wikipedia, but was convicted of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree. (Source: Google Images/Time.com)
Nearly 30 years after shooting four men he thought were trying to mug him on a New York subway, Bernhard Goetzís name is still remembered internationally. Goetz, who held a BS in electrical and nuclear engineering from New York University, was acquitted of attempted murder and first degree assault charges, according to Wikipedia, but was convicted of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree.
(Source: Google Images/Time.com)

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icemakerchina   6/30/2013 11:36:56 PM
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It is a very good and informative post ,I like it very much.Thank you for sharing.

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icemakerchina   6/30/2013 11:36:53 PM
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It is a very good and informative post ,I like it very much.Thank you for sharing.

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Susan Rambo   6/30/2013 10:32:23 PM
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It seems wrong that seismic engineers were tried and convicted for refusing to say whether tremors indicated that a larger earthquake was imminent. Since when have seismic engineers been able to predict earthquakes? 

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kfield   6/30/2013 8:44:25 PM
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Well David, then you're just going to suck it up! :-)  Actually our dev team is on the case as we speak, so be sure to check back later!!!

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David Ashton   6/30/2013 6:33:41 PM
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I can start the slideshow but I only get the first slide.   It says imagenumber-2,3 etc in the URL bar but I only get the Goetz one.

 

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John Delorean?
kfield   6/30/2013 6:05:13 PM
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How entertaining--engineering certainly does have its share of rogues! I'm surprised that John Delorean didn't make the rogue's gallery here - or was he excluded  because he wasn't actually convicted of nefarious deeds?

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