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Feds Seize Alleged Moon Rock in California

It's probably rare that somebody walks into a Denny's with a moon rock in her purse, but that may have happened in California recently. According to the Los Angeles Times, two men met with a woman in a Denny's restaurant…


United States v. One Moon Rock

My latest column for Forbes.com, "United States v. One Moon Rock," has been posted, and you can read it by clicking here and then pointing your eyeballs at the resulting page.  (More later on why "Moon" should be capitalized when you…




Some Announcements

A blessedly short travel summary, a new book on the way, a presentation on January 30, and a few even more trivial things.


Comical Case Names

In no particular order: ———————————- Costanza v. Seinfeld, 693 N.Y.S.2d 897, 181 Misc. 2d 562 (Supreme Court N.Y. County June 21, 1999) (rejecting plaintiff’s claim that unflattering depiction of character with same last name defamed him: “While a program about…


They Made Apollo 11 Go Through Customs

Departure from:   MOON Arrival at:             HONOLULU, HAWAII, U.S.A. Flight No.:            APOLLO 11 Cargo:                  MOON ROCK AND MOON DUST SAMPLES Nothing else to declare, I guess. Except that they had just Walked on the F*#%ing Moon! Probably…


Denny’s Lunar Connection?

My post on the moon-rock sting operation that went down at a Denny's restaurant in California, together with what was apparently a serious need to take a break from studying for the bar exam, led a reader to do some additional research….


Yet More Comical Case Names

Added about half a dozen new ones to the list, including: United States v. 2,507 Live Canary Winged Parakeets, 689 F. Supp. 1106 (S.D. Fla. 1988). United States v. An Article Consisting of 50,000 Cardboard Boxes More or Less, Each…