Legal Humor Roundup for November 14, 2011


The Namby Pamby reminds us about how not to reply to a client, particularly if you’re at happy hour. Plus, suing an airline over stowaway cockroaches, the preferred abode of carjackers, and it’s Courtroom Happy Hour in Florida. Here, though, it’s the happy hour law review for Monday, November 14, 2011.

1Ah, the difficulty of scheduling depositions. The Namby Pamby gets part of the way through a half-drunken email reply to a client when he realizes it could cost him his job. | The Namby Pamby Blog

2We’re off to a good start with a candidate for lawsuit of the week. A North Caroline couple has sued Air Tran Airways over the presence of cockroaches on their flight. Bonus picture and video. | New York Daily News

3While humorous in its own right (the suspect had his street name tattooed on him, making for easy eyewitness identification), the attention to detail of the reporter was spot on: “An alleged carjacker who lives with his mom . . . . ” | Chicago Sun Times

4With the headline of “Courtroom Happy Hour,” we had to take a look. From the WINK News YouTube channel (background story here):

(Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/beleaveme/3276175127)

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