Miscellaneous

MOM! I’m Representing Myself, Okay?! God!

The headline is "Rockland man attempts to seal court documents in domestic assault case," but the lesson is "think carefully before asking your mom to drive you to court." I'm just speculating that's what happened here, but I can't think…


UPDATES!

Quite a few developments lately in stories I have previously mentioned. These all deserve more words than they're getting below, but it's hard enough to keep up with the new material.  The man who was charged in February with driving…


Other Things to Read!

Here are some reading recommendations for the holiday weekend (this assumes, of course, that you have already read carefully and in full each of the 3,396 posts and one book that I have spewed forth to date): Former federal prosecutor and…



Program Note

No new posts today (except this one, of course) or tomorrow, because to your likely shock and amazement I am actually arguing a case tomorrow before the California Supreme Court. And no, the case is not in any way comical….


Caption Contest Results

Lots of great suggestions for the caption contest, but I'm going to go with this one: "The Department is extremely grateful to this Bozo forcoming forward and identifying the 29 other people in hisvehicle at the time of the drive-by."…


Caption Contest! [Update]

Haven't done this before, but let's give it a try: best reader-submitted caption for this recent news photo gets a free book. Oh, the free book will be a copy of The Emergency Sasquatch Ordinance, in case that affects (in…



Nude Citizens Make Nude Citizens’ Arrest of Nude Citizen

Seems to me like this would be incredibly awkward, but then I'm not a nudist (except on very special occasions, like Thursdays). Maybe to them it's no big deal. It seems likely, though, that the citizen arrested in this citizens'…


Mom Calls C-SPAN Show to Tell Her Sons to Get Along

Connection to the law: tenuous.  But too good not to mention. The set-up: two brothers, one Republican, one Democrat, were on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" show yesterday, talking (and of course arguing) about bipartisanship. This show allows people to call in…