DA Takes Case to Grand Jury, Finds Self Investigated
A DA's office in Texas decided to present a case against a whistle-blower to a grand jury, only to find themselves placed under investigation.
Some Notaries Pretending To Be Lawyers
Some public notaries are taking advantage over cultural confusion over their legal duties to trick poor immigrants into hiring them as counsel.
Truther Lawyers Earn Judicial Wrath
Attorneys suing the government on behalf of the 9/11 Truther movement ran into a roadblock when the 2nd Circuit handed them sanctions and penalties.
Court: “Rum Fireball” Suit May Proceed Against Bacardi
Woman's suit against Bacardi moves forward after court notes that despite warnings the company promoted its "Bacardi 151" for pyrotechnic uses
Scalia: “Deep Dish Pizza” Not “Pizza”
Justice Scalia proclaimed that, while tasty, the deep dish variety of pizza from Chicago is heretical to the original meaning of the word.
Linking Not Libel According to Canadian High Court
Supreme Court of Canada ruled that hyperlinking to defamatory material on the internet doesn'tt constitute publishing the defamatory material itself.
IL Case Hinges on Difference Between Terrorist Threat and Rap Lyrics
Campus police search student's impounded car and find note they claim makes terrorist threats but student claims were rap lyrics.
Shipper’s Mistake Leads to “Arms Smuggling” Fiasco
An American convicted on arms smuggling charges in the UAE after he was sent the wrong boxes is clear to sue his moving company in US court.
Drunken Dad Discovers Designated Drivers Daren’t Be 9yo Daughter
A drunken man who took his 9-year-old daughter on a "driving lesson" discovered that the law frowns on the activity.
Viacom Seeking to Revive YouTube Suit
Viacom seeks to overturn summary judgment favoring YouTube in its $1 billion lawsuit against the site and parent company Google.
Actress Sues Amazon For Revealing Her Age
An actress is suing Amazon.com and IMDB for revealing her real age and harming her ability to get work by revealing her to be an older actress.
9th Cir: Tasing Pregnant Women Not Okay
When Seattle police officers repeatedly tased a woman seven-months pregnant for not signing a speeding ticket, they used excessive force.
Blame Canada! Pipeline Causes Eminent Domain Woes
TransCanada's plan to build a pipeline from the Dakotas to the Gulf of Mexico has embroiled it in dozens of eminent domain suits and angered locals.
PI Dupes Divorcing Men into DUIs with Honeypots
A private detective is accused of using attractive women to lure and frame divorcing men into drunken driving arrests.
Supreme Court Justices Eschew Email
According to Justice Elena Kagan, the Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court avoid email in favor of hand-delivered notes.