Episode 15: Sesame Street Justice

Episode 15

2nd March 2011

A group of high school kids kidnapped their youth group leader’s life-size Ernie doll as a prank, but he was stolen from them before his safe return. Can they be held responsible for Ernie’s disappearance if they intended to return him?

Episode notes

A group of high school kids kidnapped their youth group leader Chris’ life-size Ernie figure as a prank, but he was stolen from them before his safe return. Student Ben serves as the legal representative of the offending group. Should the students be held responsible for Ernie’s disappearance if they intended to return him?

After the jump, the submitted evidence from Chris.

Exhibit A: Chris warmly embracing Ernie, pre-kidnapping.

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