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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 […]

Friday Follies 3.11

What???? People get upset if you come up with a list of The 10 Hottest Women on the Texas Sex Offenders List??? I can’t imagine anyone would think a list of “attractive” child rapists might rile up a few people.

Ummm, is this proper excoriation? Judge tells calls man convicted of sexually assaulting boys, “I […]

Friday Follies 3.10

Shortest (and best????) deposition ever?

A homeless woman has been charged with a felony theft for allegedly lying about her address to get her son into a better school. (via)

People who sued themselves.

A Mississippi county judge has been suspended for 90 days after telling a woman he would “fix” the fine he gave […]

Friday Follies 3.9

French riot police are threatening a strike over fundamental legal principles: the “right to drink alcohol with our food”, even while on duty. (via)

Judge guts gut feeling defense.

If you open your appellate brief challenging a rape conviction by quoting Mike Tyson spouting an obscenity, you are off on the wrong foot.

Hey, Festus, […]