I was watching an old UK documentary on the late John Z. De Lorean. In it, he successfully defended himself against the FBI for having been found with a briefcase full of cocaine, and then asked the public for money for his defence fund. When Googling “defense fund” in American English, there are some six million references; even with the proper spelling Google comes up with 274,000. Question: if that is the case, then why are they not adopted in New Zealand, where there is a strong social conscience and certainly enough people putting their hands up over things we believe in? When I think about it, since I get involved in several cases each quarter, some people out there deserve one, but no one ever thinks of setting one up. Posted by Jack Yan, 15:53
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