Brilliant Arguments

Least Viable “Consent” Defense Ever

A man in Pittsburgh is suing his former girlfriend for $30,000 in damages resulting from a post-breakup bedroom experience that he claims was assault and battery, but that her attorney claims was a "consensual act." The suit claims that after…



Geneva Convention Invoked to Save Grapefruit Tree

Laura and Edmund Gerstein of Boca Raton (“Rat Mouth”), Florida, have made a formal claim of immunity under the 1949 Geneva Convention for a grapefruit tree in their backyard. The tree apparently has been targeted by the state for removal…





Valiant Legal Defense Fails to Save McMuffin Hurler

Scott Rodgers was convicted Thursday in Holland, Michigan, of misdemeanor assault and battery for an incident in October in which he threw an Egg McMuffin at a McDonald’s restaurant manager.  (Assault for threatening with the McMuffin, and battery for hitting…