Where’s Henry Fonda when you need him? A judge declared “a cooling-off period” for jurors deliberating in a product liability trial. The reports indicate one juror claimed she had been the subject of threats of physical violence by other jurors and had a chair thrown at her. (UPDATE: A mistrial was declared today.)
But then, maybe thieves are just nice: When caught in the act, a burglar begged his victim not to call police and promised to return all the items and come back the next day to fix the door he kicked in. (Also via.)
Oh, great. It’s Swindle-Your-Law-Firm month.
A new honor in the college rankings? Duke is the Douchiest Law School, besting Hah-vahd in the finals.
A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason.
Sir Walter Scott, Guy Mannering