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Life fraught with legal peril

“Ignorance of the law is no excuse.” Those were the words Municipal Judge Tom Peachey told Missy and Michael Dunagan while they were defending themselves in court against a citation brought against them for “flagrant” (to quote the city attorney) violations of the city’s nuisance code. It’s a warning judges applied for ages in the courtroom. But in today’s increasingly complex society, maybe ignorance should be an excuse.

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