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    • Stephen Connor
    • 12.12.07 | 17:01 (IST)

    Ray-Ray, Yo homey, the first thing that you learn in Law School (and this is appropriate because the argument you are making is a legal one) is that there are two sides to everything. The biggest mistake you can make as a lawyer is to be so convinced of your own narrative that you completely discount the validity of the opposing argument. THe fact is that a neutral third party will not see things exactly the way either advocate does. You have to see the strengths of his argument so that you can properly recharacterize them to the jury. If your entire argument is "that's just the way it is" then clearly you lose. Think about whether international law has jurisdiction in Yesha and if it does why does it? Why do your opponents believe that it doesn't? Peace. Steve

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