Friday Follies 3.6

A Florida appeals court has set aside part of a jury award to family members against their brother for not obtaining their consent before dismembering their death mother, burning her body in a barrel and scattering the ashes on the family farm. I’m guessing he’s the one that puts the “fun” into dysfunctional family:


Friday Follies 3.5

At least this guy deserves an “A” for being innovative: A UK immigration officer put his wife on a no-fly list while she was visiting the in-laws overseas, keeping her away from home for three years. (via)

At the other end of the innovation spectrum is the Brit who told the judge, “My brain ended […]

Friday Follies 3.4

I’m guessing being convicted of “tampering with a judicial officer” while a law student probably doesn’t bode well for gaining admission to the bar.

Almost straight out of the Steve Bosell archive: A Taiwanese man accused five neighbors of teaching their mynah bird to call him a “clueless big-mouthed idiot,” causing him emotional distress.


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 […]