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Friday Follies 3.17

A 290-pound stockbroker is suing White Castle because he could not fit in the booths at one of its restaurants in New York.

A law firm, of all places, reportedly threatened to fire an employee who was selected as a juror in a lengthy murder trial.

Tampa Bay Woman Arrested for Stripping at Club That […]

Friday Follies 3.16

Having spent my fair share of time in them, I can’t say the holdings of law libraries are such that they would encourage a person to do this.

A mistrial was declared last week in the sex-trafficking prosecution of a massage parlor owner when an employee who testified for the prosecution recognized the defense lawyer […]

Friday Follies 3.15

It still is not a good thing when, rather than hold a hearing on sanctions, a judge says he “assumes [an attorney] is as incompetent as he appears.” (via)

A Maine school district is not liable for damage caused when four members of its wrestling team converted a motel room into a makeshift sauna to […]

Friday Follies 3.14

Federal appeals court says a lawsuit by “a disgruntled cheerleader mom” over whether her daughter should have made the cheer squad is no more than “a petty squabble … that has no place in federal court or any other court.” And don’t miss the footnote on the last page of the opinion. (via)

Meanwhile, the […]

Friday Follies 3.13

A Kansas City grocery store is being sued because one of its employees shoved his hand down her pants and grabbed her breast — and the nearby cashier said, “he has been doing that all day.”

Houston lawyer responds to middle school kids’ video dissing his daughter with cease-and-desist letters and lawsuit.

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Friday Follies 3.12

A group of children were fined $500 by county authorities in Bethesda, Md., for operating a lemonade stand without a permit next to Congressional Country Club, the site of this week’s U.S. Open golf tournament. (via)

Missouri lawyer claims opponent’s use/misuse of possessives, among other things, means “there is no way on God’s earth that […]