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 2.38

I am a Festivus enthusiast, but I evidently missed one of its principles. A longtime inmate at the Orange County jail has successfully argued he is entitled to special meals because eating the salami served at the jail would violate his religious beliefs in Festivus.

A jury will decide if failing to put a plastic […]

Friday Follies: 2.37

Being “sequaciously servile” results in $110,000 sanction for bankruptcy lawyer.

This (and the proliferation of “reality” TV) is why I don’t own a gun.

Gee, occifer, the reason I be driving now after just one beer is that I was following the guy who knows where the Easter Bunny is. Or maybe he thought […]

Friday Follies 2.36

Canadian lawyer “considering class action suit for moose-car crash victims.” (via)

“A Florida man who says he was injured from eating the leaves of a grilled artichoke has filed a lawsuit that may test whether a restaurant has a duty to explain to patrons how to eat unfamiliar food items.”

Sorry, judge, that $994,000 in […]