March 2013

Skull Reaper Getting Hassled by Rest of City Council

Normally stories about city-council dress codes (or at least the ones I notice) involve audience members refusing to wear pants, but this one is about a councilor who won't take off his mask. Skull Reaper A-ji won a seat on…


Official State Crap: Alabama

As you are probably aware, every state legislature has declared, whether in a statute, regulation, resolution, or otherwise, that various things will thenceforth be the "official state [thing]." This includes, of course, things like official state flags and seals and…









When Questions From the Jury Are a Bad Sign

The idea of questions from the jury may be new to some, but in several states the law allows jurors to pose their own questions to witnesses. The questions are in writing and are screened by the judge and subject…