You Be the Judge

Weigh in on which side is right and which is wrong with these true court cases.

You be the Judge: The Case of the Kid and the Cash
You be the Judge: The Case of the Kid and the Cash

An unmarried, absent father dies at work. Does his company have to pay to support his child? >>

You Be the Judge: The Case of the Second Texter
You Be the Judge: The Case of the Second Texter

Is the person who sends a distracting text just as responsible for 
a car accident? >>

You Be the Judge: The Case of the Falling Filmgoer
You Be the Judge: The Case of the Falling Filmgoer

Should a movie theater pay when a patron takes a spill? >>

The Case of the Peeping Photographer
The Case of the Peeping Photographer

Can an artist take pictures of his neighbors and then sell them without permission? You be the… >>

Can a Judge Force Parents to Change a Baby's Name?
Can a Judge Force Parents to Change a Baby’s Name?

They didn’t name their son Messiah because it means God, and they didn’t think a judge could… >>

Should This Woman Be Sent Back to Prison?
Should This Woman Be Sent Back to Prison?

She was a fugitive, yes. But for almost two thirds of her life, she’d also been a law-abiding… >>

Should a Sperm Donor Share Custody?
Should a Sperm Donor Share Custody?

She never would have agreed to let him be the donor if she had known he was going to expect to be… >>

You Be the Judge: The Nightmare Neighbor
You Be the Judge: The Nightmare Neighbor

In the four months after a loud tenant arrived, a neighbor sent 17 letters of complaint to the… >>

When Lightning Strikes a Golfer, Is the Course Responsible?
When Lightning Strikes a Golfer, Is the Course Responsible?

The caddie master learned of lightning in the area and set off in a cart with the club pro to get… >>

Who's Responsible for These Swimmers' Deaths?
Who’s Responsible for These Swimmers’ Deaths?

Did these beach-goers go in the ocean at their own risks, or did the city of Miami Beach have a… >>