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James Corbett – The Corbett Report – Guilty Until Proven Innocent: The Tort Of Defamation – 21 May 2014

by James Corbett
BoilingFrogsPost.com
May 20, 2014

Early 20th century writer Franz Kafka was known for creating unsettling stories of characters set upon by unseen forces, caught in the labyrinth of modern-day bureaucracy. A lawyer by training, this sense of angst is perhaps best exemplified in his famous novel, The Trial, in which a man is charged with an unnamed transgression by an unknown accuser in an unofficial parallel court system that begins to take over his entire life. This is the essence of the Kafkaesque. Continue reading