March 2011

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Another Fake Air Marshal Nabbed by Real Ones

A Delta passenger is in some trouble after he was overheard falsely identifying himself as a federal air marshal on a flight to Boston last week. The trouble came about because there was a real air marshal on board, who…


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Luther Campbell of 2 Live Crew Is Running for Mayor of Miami

There's a clear front-runner for mayor of Miami, now that voters have recalled the current mayor, which they did last week. And that person, of course, is Luther Campbell. "I always had a passion for helping people," Campbell told Courthouse News, "so public office has…


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Offices and What Not to Do in Them

The first office I’m going to mention is my new one. We have just moved to a new building in San Francisco, and these offices are so much better than our old ones (leased just before the dot-com crash in…


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Moron Arrested

It isn't the first time, either. Via Neatorama and The Smoking Gun.


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Deposition Battle Over Definition of “Photocopy”

Also from Cleveland (via the WSJ Law Blog) comes another story of lawyers doing battle, this time over the meaning of "photocopy." The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported on a deposition taken in a dispute apparently before the Ohio Supreme Court over…


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Cleveland Browns Lawyer Letter Is Apparently Real

Occasionally you do come across things that seem just too good to be true, and like others I was suspicious of this correspondence that circulated recently. As you may recall, this purports to be (1) a 1974 letter from a…


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TSA: Fourth Amendment = Terrorism

Via The Legal Satyricon, here's another tale involving our heroes at the Trouser Search Administration. Aaron Tobey, a 21-year-old student is suing the TSA and other officials, alleging that he was unconstitutionally and illegally detained after he took his shirt…



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Good Reason to Kill #15: Two Unauthorized Hot Dogs

In Clairton, Pennsylvania, the stabbing was hot-dog related. Police said that Charles Westbrook was at a friend's house last Saturday night when he chose to cook two hot dogs. It wasn't clear from the report whether the argument related to…