Science in the court

Science in the court

You get a £75 fine in some boroughs of London for discarding any litter in the street.

A friend of mine had been fined for throwing a but of his roll up cigarets on the floor so he took the council to court to challenge the fine.

He scientifically proved that his roll ups decompose quicker than the leaf that falls from the tree.

The court decision was to fine him anyway saying that the leaf is natures product and you cannot fine the nature but you can fine a human….

The judge argumented that with an example: if a branch falls and kills a person then it is nature and you don’t have anyone to send to jail but if the branch was thrown by a person that was in the tree – you have