Mr. Epstein, a schoolteacher with two young daughters, was arrested on May 18, 2021, after returning home from a long walk. Mr. Naccache called the police and said he feared that Mr. Epstein was going to try to kill him. Joalie Jenkins, a lawyer for Mr. Epstein, said her client was happy with the outcome but declined to comment further. Mr. Epstein had also accused Mr. Naccache’s parents of driving dangerously near children in the neighborhood, including Mr. Epstein’s children. “A mere verdict of acquittal will have to suffice.”The post Giving the Middle Finger Is a ‘God-Given’ Right, a Quebec Judge Says appeared first on New York Times.