Legal Humor Roundup for December 5, 2011


Happy Repeal Day, folks, otherwise known as the day we finally neutralized the phrase “beverage purposes” in the U.S. Constitution. In today’s legal humor, we have a Vermont man fighting for the trademark rights of kale. Plus, Justice Scalia recuses himself from a capital murder case, stealing toilet paper from a diner, and breaking into banks legally and then telling about it. It’s the happy hour law review for Monday, December 5, 2011.

1In the latest funny-but-true trademark bullying matter, the parent company of chicken chain Chick-fil-A is threatening suit over a Vermont man who makes t-shirts with the saying “Eat More Kale.” | New York Times

2In a little known case, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has recused himself from a murder case, citing a double homicide he committed in the 1980’s. | The Onion

3We had a story way back in the roundup about stealing art of the wall of an Arby’s. This time, it’s targeting toilet paper at a Burgers, Dogs and Wings in New Mexico. | Huffington Post

4A Wisconsin man has been accused of his seventh DUI, this time for crashing his car into a float at a local Christmas parade. Luckily, no one was injured | LaCrosse Tribune

5And we have the hilarious story of an Israeli neuroscientist formerly employed as a bank robber. Yes, paid to break into banks and steal things. | YouTube

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2 Comments

  1. jason @ personal injury lawyer

    December 5, 2011 at 4:50 pm

    Five more reasons why your blog is an essential read and bookmarked!

    Thanks!

  2. Guano Dubango

    December 6, 2011 at 9:08 am

    I enjoy Kale. It is known in my country to promote digestive regularity, and people who eat it are generally not “backed up”.

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