Lawsuits (Ridiculous)



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Judge Posner Blasts Banana Lady

I'm a big fan of using images in briefs and opinions when that is appropriate, and it's hard to think of a more appropriate case than one involving a lady in a banana suit. The specific case I'm thinking of…


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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…




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Former Couple’s Legal Fight Now in Year Seventeen

That's seven years longer than they were married, and the case isn't over yet. The most recent case, that is. According to the report, the former spouses have been involved in at least 28 lawsuits against each other, not counting the divorce…


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I Can’t Play NHL 2008 Online Forever, Plaintiff Complains

Well, the ever-roiling, always-turbid waters of California consumer law have just coughed up yet another ridiculous creature whose slowly decomposing corpse will stink up the once-pleasant beach that is the federal docket for the next several months. (Previous sentence ©2013…


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Orly Taitz Tried to Sue the Electoral College

In the unlikely event anyone else is unclear on this, here is some information: The "Electoral College" is not an actual college. Nor is it a university or school or, in fact, a learning institution of any kind. It is…


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Trump Dismisses “Spawn of Orangutan” Lawsuit

You may recall that a couple of months ago, Donald Trump sued Bill Maher for breach of contract after Maher offered to give $5 million to charity if Trump could prove he was not descended from an orangutan. It was…