February 21, 2024

Halloween and Hong Kong’s Hannibal Lecter who bit off an ear

By Zuraidah Ibrahim From South China Morning Post Halloween celebrations in Hong Kong took a dark turn last week as its entertainment district of Lan Kwai Fong became the site of tense standoffs between police and protesters testing the reviled anti-mask law. The mood was anything but festive as tear gas was fired nearby and pepper spray used […]

‘Hannibal Lecter’ Judge resigns from the [US] bench

By John Council, From Texas Lawyer A district court judge who was famously reprimanded after giving a “Hannibal Lecter” speech at a political function has resigned from the bench after jurors in his court alleged he improperly contacted them with campaign solicitation letters. Michael Thomas Seiler, the now former judge of the 435th District Court […]