Friday Follies 3.2

There are SO MANY great lines in this Canadian legal opinion that it could fill a couple editions of Friday Follies. It undoubtedly will be an all-time classic and the footnotes alone are worth the price of admission. The judge admitted he was using “ridicule as a last resort” because the custody dispute is one where “the likelihood of an amicable resolution is laughable (hatred devours reason); and, a satisfactory legal solution is impossible (hatred has no legal remedy).” (via)

Ex-Con Allegedly Worked as Bogus Lawyer for 5 Years, May Have Watched TV Legal Dramas to Hone Skills

A California woman is suing her apartment complex after she claims she slipped and tripped on a grate while “tak(ing) a yogurt container off the head of a wild skunk.”

Disbarred Law Firm Partner Blames His Trampoline for Female Divorce Client’s ‘Soreness’

At least in Texas, it isn’t illegal to ride a mule drunk. It would be here, though, since a vehicle includes “ridden animals.”

There’s undoubtedly some logic to this: since corporations are people, a woman wants to marry a corporation.

A [middle] finger is worth a thousand words and, therefore, is particularly useful should one have a vocabulary of less than a thousand words.

Bruni v. Bruni, 2010 ONSC 6568 (Nov. 29, 2010)

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