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Old Jul 5, 2013, 5:45 PM   #11
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Hey Greg

You made some fine points..the Indian legal system is another where maters can get strung out for decades esp if you have the $$$$ and connections.

John.. if you liked that quote theres a whole lot more in that film. I was so taken aback by that movie I watched immediately the second time to make sure I didn't just imagine things. Its a great movie .. seriously how those ppl could simply walk away with $100ms and not even get a slap on the wrist is unbelievable ... I won;t spoil it ..buy itit and enjoy.. it's a fab film.. my brother in law teaches economics and he uses it as a teaching aid for his students !
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Old Jul 8, 2013, 11:19 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Greg Chappell View Post
There was a time in Japan when those execs would probably have suffered a worse fate than any jail time they might have been sentenced to, and that's losing face. Of course, they also believed the Emperor was a god. I'm guessing they've grown out of all that.

I have a hard enough time trying to comprehend the U.S. legal system in my own back yard at times. Japan is a world away, but I'd still take it over finding myself on trial in Mexico. There are far worse places than Japan.
I believe Turkey is also still high up on the list of favorite places to spend jail time.

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