Friday Follies 1.25

The North Face makes good on threat to sue The South Butt.

“A man claims a judge chased him down a road, had him handcuffed and threatened to have him shot after he broke up with the judge’s daughter.” (Via.)

Here’s why people don’t feel bad for downloading music illegally.

Take your pick for year-end lawyer lists. There’s the 10 most infamous lawyers or the top lawyers behaving badly in 2009. Personally, I like the latter.

A coalition of four Texas cities and 15 elected officials have filed a federal lawsuit claiming the state’s open meetings law violates the First Amendment by preventing them from speaking in private on issues facing the public. (Via.)

The Chinese government has declared a police officer a “martyr” after drinking himself to death at an official dinner. (Via.)

Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late.

Justice Felix Frankfurter, dissenting in
Henslee v. Union Planters Nat. Bank & Trust Co.

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