Court okays lawsuit by Hindu vegetarians
A New Jersey appeals court this week ruled that a group of vegetarian Hindus, who were inadvertently served samosas containing meat at a Moghul Express, can sue the restaurant for the cost of flying to India to purify their souls in the Ganges River for 30 days. “If you follow the scriptures, it’s definitely a huge cost,” said Mehul Thakkar of the Yogi Divine Society.
Court places teens on sex-offender registry
Two New Jersey 14-year-olds who sat on two male friends’ faces with their bare buttocks because they “thought it was funny” will spend their lives on the sex-offender registry, a state appeals court ruled this week. The court conceded it was harsh to give permanent sex-offender status to a teen, but said that Megan’s Law “mandated” that result.