Unnatural Law

Ghosts Ruled Not Grounds for Denying Unemployment Benefits

An Iowa judge ruled this week that a former security guard could not be denied unemployment benefits after being fired on the grounds that he saw ghosts. Wade Gallegos was working for a security company in September when he called…


This Year’s Costumed-Criminal Stories

Every year some number of wiseass criminals commit crimes in costume for Halloween. This year at least one of them robbed two banks on October 31, dressed as a witch. The woman, who has apparently not yet been apprehended, robbed…


Undisclosed-Ghost Defense Asserted in Lease Case

The defendant’s lawyer says he “has deeply held beliefs regarding spirits and demons” that “require him to avoid encountering or having any association with spirits or demons.”


The Savior Has No Comment At This Time

A West Virginia man is continuing his battle to be recognized as Jesus Christ, after a recent partial victory in the D.C. Court of Appeals.  Although his Florida birth certificate bears his pre-Christian name, "Peter Robert Phillips Jr.," he does…