September 2013

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2013 Ig Nobel Prizes Announced

The 2013 Ig Nobel Prizes were given out last night at Harvard University, and the winners were outstanding as always. At first glance, only a couple of them look relevant to the law, but you never know, and besides any…


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Another Hiring Triumph for TSA

There has been no shortage of news about bonehead TSA employees, which is surprising for an agency that has recruited security personnel by advertising on pizza boxes. But it really outdid itself when it hired Nna Alpha Onuoha, who until Tuesday…


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House Stabbed

Resting comfortably A Seattle-area home is said to be recovering from a knife wound it suffered sometime late Sunday night, according to KOMO News.  Police believe the home was stabbed by a man who was angry over his belief that the…



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Google Might Need to Re-Scan Plato’s Laws [Updated]

I thought Google used fancy machines to scan all those books, but based on this image I came across while doing some research, maybe not: If somebody is actually turning all those pages by hand, I hope he has an…




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Blue Man Suit

The Marin Independent Journal reports that a gentleman up there has sued Blue Man Group and its management company for allegedly injuring him at a 2011 performance in San Francisco. According to the report, the plaintiff alleges that “[d]uring said performance, a…


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How to Avoid Jury Duty, #11: Witchcraft, or Something

I just noticed this happened in 2003 but I’m going to add it to the list anyway. According to the Yorkshire Post, a woman was excused from jury service in a terrorism case as a result of strange behavior that…