January 2014

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How (and Why) to Get The Emergency Sasquatch Ordinance

There are at least four ways you can get this book. First, you can walk into a Barnes & Noble, pick it up off the shelf, and exchange money for it. (It’s in the “Law” section.) That’s the easiest and…



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Flying Kick Delivered During Debate in Turkish Parliament

This is by no means as epic as some of the legislative brawls we've considered before, but it does involve one flying kick and at least three flying iPads (or one that flew three times, it's hard to tell). Also lots of…




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Judge Rules for Plaintiff in No-Fly Case

At least for now the order itself is sealed, but Judge Alsup provided some details in this summary he released today in the Ibrahim case (PDF, Reuters report). As you may recall, things were not going so well for the government in…


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Bieber Faces Felony Egging Charge

According to the L.A. Times, the Biebster is one of eight people who were detained this morning while police searched his home, allegedly looking for evidence showing who egged his neighbor's house last Thursday. This is ridiculous for lots of…


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Colorado Removes “420” Mile Marker

The problem is the number's association with the practice of smoking marijuana. Not that Colorado has a problem with that; as I'm sure you all know, it's now legal there to use or possess up to an ounce. It's just…


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Be on the Lookout

From the police blotter in Jefferson County, Colorado: Suspect yells "hot dog," throws one. On December 26 an employee of Subway … told Jefferson County sheriff's deputies that he was in the store when a man came in and yelled…


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Portland Pimp Has a Point (But Suit Is Still Stupid)

Everyone seems to have rushed to judgment in the case of Sirgiorgio Clardy, the pimp sentenced to 100 years in jail for, among other things, stomping someone's face while wearing Air Jordans, and who has now sued Nike for allegedly failing…