S.J. woman pleads guilty in botched plastic surgery operations:
A 47-year-old San Jose woman has pleaded guilty to illegally practicing medicine and other charges after she performed cosmetic surgery operations at her home that went awry, including face lifts, lip plumps and tummy tucks, prosecutors said today. ... Both also pleaded guilty to two counts of mayhem ... "Mayhem?
"Mayhem, under the common law of crimes, consisted of the intentional and wanton removal of a body part that would handicap a person's ability to defend himself in combat."Ahh. Oh yes. Duh.