Friday Follies 2.24

Although I understand why it’s an issue, there’s still great irony in the fact Virginia prison officials are being sued because they banned inmates from receiving a book teaching them how to file lawsuits against prisons.

A Wisconsin legislative candidate says she’s going to sue the state for refusing to allow her to put her slogan — “NOT the ‘whiteman’s bitch’” — under her name on the ballot. (via Obscure Store and Reading Room)

Beatles Impersonators Sue Beatles Impersonators For Their Impersonation of Beatles

Those darn Philadelphia lawyers. One Philly area lawyer ended up in jail for assaulting opposing counsel in a civil lawsuit for calling him a “stupid, bald (expletive).”

A 33-year-old Manitoba man was arrested after making a series of 911 calls that included demanding authorities bring an NHL team back to the province. (via Goon’s World)

This is more of an inside joke for lawyers but I loved it. Blackacre sold in courthouse foreclosure auction.

The 99 Cents Only chain faces class action lawsuits after raising the top price of goods from 99 cents to 99.99 cents. (via Overlawyered)

A Boston area police officer lost his job after leaving his patrol to check out an appearance by Bridget the Midget, a 3-feet, 9-inch tall porn star.

A Lindsay Lohan mug shot retrospective.

Without a little negligence, life would be intolerable.

Mason Cooley, City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection

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