Titanic Legal Battles


Town Sues All Its Citizens

Technically, just all the registered voters, but since 61 of the 65 residents are registered, it's almost the same thing. The April election in Montezuma, Colorado, was controversial to begin with because it was the first contested election in more…



Bieber Faces Felony Egging Charge

According to the L.A. Times, the Biebster is one of eight people who were detained this morning while police searched his home, allegedly looking for evidence showing who egged his neighbor's house last Thursday. This is ridiculous for lots of…


Springfield’s Buttocks Surface; Plaintiff’s Lawyer Comments

Updating an important story from last week (see "Mistrial Declared in Rick Springfield's Buttocks-Assault Case" (Nov. 20)), two new developments. First, The Picture has been released to the media: To be specific, this is the picture the plaintiff claims she took…



South Dakota v. Fifteen Impounded Cats

In this case—now also appearing on the Comical Case Names page—the Supreme Court of South Dakota grappled with legal issues arising from an officer's decision to impound fifteen cats he found roaming around a woman's car. South Dakota v. Fifteen…


The Dude Who Went to Pizza Court

Hear Nebraska is a nonprofit group that says it "strives to make the state [Nebraska] a globally recognized cultural destination," and while that's probably more of a long-term goal there is some great stuff on its website right now. This…