September 2007

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Minneapolis to Remodel Larry Craig Memorial Restroom

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that two men’s restrooms at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, including the one made famous as the scene of Senator Larry Craig’s alleged foot-tapping, will be remodeled.  Specifically, the stalls are to be fitted with longer dividers…


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“I’m Feeling Lucky,” Say Plaintiffs Suing Google

Many sources have reported recently on the growing number of lawsuits against Google, suits that allege everything from copyright violations to alleged fixing of Page Rank results.  This week, the New York Times reported that crazy people have jumped on…



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New Jersey Supreme Court Will Hear Inflatable-Rat Case

The New Jersey Supreme Court will be addressing free-speech issues in a case involving a giant inflatable rat, after an appeals court affirmed a township’s decision to fine a union representative $133 for displaying the rat at an event. New…



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Crazy Guy Helps O.J.’s Defense Team at Press Conference

In this outstanding clip edited from MSNBC’s coverage, O.J. Simpson’s attorney Yale Galanter is assisted at a press conference by a gentleman who seems to have recently joined the team.  It appears that Galanter will provide the legal talent, and…


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God Responds to Nebraskan’s Lawsuit

As previously reported, Nebraska State Senator Ernie Chambers filed a lawsuit against God last week, claiming (to make a point about frivolous lawsuits) that the deity was responsible for a great deal of suffering, and asking for a permanent injunction…


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Lawyer Files Complaint Wearing Scuba Gear

Gilberto Lozano, a criminal defense attorney in Bogota, Colombia, wore scuba gear over his business suit as he filed a complaint on Tuesday to protest the government’s treatment of his client.  Lozano’s client is Carlos Jimenez, also known as "Macaco,"…


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Noise Ordinance Violators Sentenced to Easy Listening

A judge in Fort Lupton, Colorado (northeast of Denver) has received some attention for his creative sentencing of people who violate the town’s noise ordinance.  As these are mostly young people who cruise around the streets of Fort Lupton with…