Cleaver Greene is back, and he's as reckless, brilliant and self-destructive as ever. RAKE Series 4 will be available from ABC eShop: http://ab.co/1f4fcXnThe world needs to watch the new series of the Rake
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Aussies have come to love the brilliant but self-destructive barrister Cleaver Greene from hit TV series, Rake Cleaver Green
"It's not about whether someone is guilty or innocent; they're all guilty. Even the ones Cleaver suspects are innocent are guilty. In the first episode, Hugo Weaving plays a well-renowned economist who turns into a cannibal. There is no question that he's a cannibal; it's how they handle the fact he's a cannibal," says Duncan.
"It's not a Cleaver Greene, heart of gold, tries to get his client who is wrongly accused off murder charges every week. It's not at all like that. It's much more irreverent, much less safe; it's very different to any other legal show."
According to Duncan, who has worked on shows such as Children of the Revolution and Hell Has Harbour Views, Cleaver Greene is the culmination of a long searched for character for Roxburgh...
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Mississippi, along with North Carolina, has preserved the tort of “alienation of affections,” which enables lawsuits by married persons against a spouse’s lover for undermining a marriage. Exercising long-arm jurisdiction, it even allows suits against alleged paramours who have never set foot in Mississippi but (it is claimed) engaged in trysts with a married Mississippian outside the state. In a recent case, however, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that a woman sued under the law could move to dismiss the case for lack of personal jurisdiction on the grounds that she had no idea her boyfriend resided in Mississippi over the course of a relationship conducted in other states. [Nordness v. Faucheaux via Volokh]
Perfection is inhuman. Human beings are not perfect. What evokes our love — and I mean love, not lust — is the imperfection of the human being. So, when the imperfection of the real person, compared to the ideal of your animus or anima, peeks through, say, this is a challenge to my compassion. Then make a try, and something might begin to get going here. You might begin to be quit of your fix on your anima Pathways to bliss