[LMB] OT: Shooting
rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 11:24:56 BST 2021
I assume insurance was taken out before hand, but I think the people
responsible for handling and securing the weapons will be held responsible.
They'll probably lose their accreditation to work on a set. At least
dealing with weapons. I can't believe how f**ken stupid they were!
On Fri, Oct 29, 2021, 1:35 AM markus baur via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> one of the legal curlicues in this case will have to deal with Baldwins
> double role
> on the one hand Baldwin was the actor who got handed a hot gun (yes, he
> should have check, but his legal culpability still should most likely be
> pretty limited)
> on the other hand he was a/the producer and thus ultimately responsible
> to the work climate on the set - a work climate that very likely did a
> large part in promoting this series of mistakes
> on the gripping - he is the one person with the visibly deepest pockets
> around, so guess who the sharks in suits will go after ..
> Am 29.10.2021 um 07:59 schrieb Raymond Collins:
> > The Amorer and Assistant Director were both negligent. First of all
> > but the amorer and the actors are allowed to touch the gun. Infact the
> > weapons have to be kept in a locked box until they're needed. 2nd when a
> > gun is not going to be fired, a dummy gun is used for the action. And
> > always assume the gun is loaded. This was very bad weapons management.
> > On Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 5:35 PM Louann Miller <domelouann at gmail.com>
> >> Apparently there's a hypothetical case involving a gun loaded with
> >> blanks/secretly reloaded by another with real bullets/etc that is used
> >> law schools to teach students about negligence, culpability, etc. I get
> >> sense it can be very complicated.
> >> There's a blog I follow on YouTube put out by Glenn Kershner, a former
> >> federal prosecutor, that had a ten minute episode today on what might or
> >> might not happen legally in this case. (Spoiler: it's too soon to tell.)
> >> It's called "Justice Matters." Most of his episodes are politically
> >> related, but this one was a straight discussion of how the law works.
> >> I've toyed with the idea of a novel about a man being shot and killed
> by a
> >> rifle, out in the woods, while wearing a Bigfoot costume and making hoax
> >> tracks. As I imagine it, a lot of the plot would hinge on whether the
> >> hunter with the rifle thought he was shooting a man or an animal.
> >> Louann
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