Friday Follies 3.3

Some things you just can’t make up: “The Louisiana Supreme Court has ordered the permanent disbarment of an attorney who, among other things, brought a sixteen year old “assistant” into the Bunkie Detention Center to perform oral sex on two incarcerated clients while the attorney captured the encounter on videotape. The reason? He said he […]

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 […]

Friday Follies 3.1

A Houston man is suing his alma mater when his son wasn’t accepted to the college following his $40,000 donation to the school.

Legal-related blog headline of the week: Romania declares witchcraft a legally-recognized (and taxable) profession, pisses off witches (The witches are fighting back, though, “using cat excrement and dead dogs to cast spells […]

Friday Follies 2.40

Legal opinion quotation of the month: “No one’s memory is perfect. People forget things or get confused, and anyone can make an innocent misstatement or two. Or maybe even three or four. But not 868 of them.” (via)

The university my youngest daughter attends wins a free speech award — but not a good one. […]

Friday Follies 2.39

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is running its annual poll on the most ridiculous lawsuit of the year. Several appeared in this year’s editions of the Follies. (via)

Sorry that the bag containing your deceased mother’s personal effects also contained a bag with her brain in it.

People don’t need additional evidence for the Lawyers […]