Puckish Pleadings Award: A cremation company has filed a trademark suit against another cremation company, alleging, among other things, it has “grave concerns” about its competitor.
A teacher in Australia is seeking $400,000 (Australian) in damages, alleging she damaged her larynx yelling at children.
What one Mizzou grad learned in law school. (I speculate that my oldest daughter, who is working on her second masters degree at Missouri, probably agrees with number 12.)
A North Carolina man is arrested for assaulting his pregnant girlfriend while she was in the hospital giving birth. And he’s probably surprised that she’s “tried for months to break up” with him. (via Jonathan Turley)
The never-ending series on why people hate lawyers: Fourteen-lawyer New York law firm files 80,000 lawsuits a year. Thank computer software for the ability to average more than 5,700 cases per lawyer.
Even when one sits in the prisoner’s dock, it is interesting to hear talk about oneself.
Albert Camus, The Stranger