Miscellaneous

LTB logo

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…


LTB logo

Comical Case Names: Terrible v. Terrible

Somewhat surprisingly, there is nothing else funny about the opinion itself, but it still qualifies for the Comical Case Names Page. Terrible v. Terrible, 534 P. 2d 919 (Nev. 1975). The parties had been divorced in 1971 after a proceeding I…



LTB logo

Another Technical Note

You may sometimes be getting a weird-looking website (weirder than mine) when trying to access Lowering the Bar. I'm in the middle of changing webhosts, and access appears to be spotty while that change is in progress. (It's not supposed to…


LTB logo

RSS Feed Update

For those of you who subscribe to the RSS feed, I just changed that over from Feedburner to Feedblitz. That should not affect you at all, if Feedblitz keeps its promise to make that a transparent and seamless transition. You…


LTB logo

Retraction of the Millennium

Previously in the Harrisburg Patriot & Union: We pass over the silly remarks of the President. For the credit of the nation we are willing that the veil of oblivion shall be dropped over them and that they shall be no…


LTB logo

No, Twerking Is Not Illegal

According to numerous reports, the mayor of DeQuincy, Louisiana, made "twerking" illegal recently after the horrific display of it by what's-her-name at the MTV Awards brought it to his attention. The dance move is a "defiant act against Jesus," Mayor…



LTB logo

Report: Bin Laden Also a ‘Huskers Fan

Inshallah, it is a first down(Photo: Jeff W.) Not really. Or at least there is no (unclassified) evidence of that, but I think that by the same token we can't entirely rule it out. I'd like to be able to say…


LTB logo

Lowering the Bar in Chicago

I'll be in Chicago during the week of April 22 to speak at a law firm's annual gathering there. (The guy who usually performs for them had an "accident.") This will be a Lowering the Bar presentation, and if you…