Contempt of Court


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…





TIP: Middle Finger to Judge Probably Contempt of Court

On the other hand (the first hand being my bad attitude about the Drone Memo), I would recommend showing respect to authority figures in certain situations. For example, let’s say you are at a bail hearing after being charged with…



NOTE: “Catholic Beast” Is Not a Legal Term of Art

Further, using this term in a brief to refer to a judge in your case is not recommended. In fact it is super-highly unrecommended. The Wall Street Journal reports today that a civil-rights group has filed a bar complaint concerning…


How Do You Plead? Yadda Yadda Yadda.

Please remember, even if it's only traffic court, you should at least appear to be taking things seriously. The Queensland Times reported recently that a 27-year-old woman irked a local magistrate with her response to his questions about her driving offense. Asked…