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8 Feb 2011
Failed your exams? Just sue your law school
A chronically-exam-flunking paralegal is suing the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (OXILP) for failing to give her adequate instruction on how to p...
3 Feb 2011
Crim takes TV advice to pose as lawyer
A man in Illinois has been busted as a fake lawyer, after applying his television inspired legal credentials to more than 60 cases. Tahir Malik was ar...
2 Feb 2011
Lawyer drops pants to help with mentoring
An American lawyer charged with exposing himself to two young men has claimed it was all part of a "mentoring program".Thomas L Walker, 52, was charge...
31 Jan 2011
New laws a whole lot of hot air?
We've all been there: sweating it out on a packed, peak-hour train on a humid summer's day, or squishing against our colleagues in the lift, when some...
27 Jan 2011
Golfer loses arm as water hazard comes alive
An American golfer has filed a lawsuit after an alligator ripped off his arm as he was retrieving his golf ball. Law.com reports that as James Wiencek...
25 Jan 2011
Woman sues for embarrassment
A woman has learned a very embarrassing lesson after falling headfirst into a shopping mall fountain: "Do not text and walk". As reported by Lowering ...
13 Jan 2011
Tosser picks wrong target
The fun police have cracked down on winter bonhomie and merry-making by convicting a British man for tossing a snowball.The Daily Telegraph reports th...
10 Jan 2011
Law suit follows birthday suit after lawyers visit strip club
An American firm is facing a sexual harassment suit after allegations surfaced that its founding partner took employees to a strip club after a "holid...
7 Jan 2011
It's hard to grope in a Disney costume
Walt Disney's lovable Donald Duck has attracted some unwanted attention of late and not because he gets to live it up in a world "where dreams come tr...
6 Jan 2011
No love from Courtney in tweet
Poor old Courtney Love: just when she thought she could get out there and call someone a "drug-pushing prostitute" with a violent streak, the person s...
16 Dec 2010
Rogue lawyer creates song and dance over Bollywood ambitions
There are many reasons why a lawyer might descend into a life of crime, fraud and debauchery, but becoming the next Ashutosh Gowariker isn't usually u...
9 Dec 2010
Tis the season to be ripped off
The good folk at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) have reminded us that not everyone thinks of Christmas as a time to eat tur...
7 Dec 2010
Queensland and Rhode Island give free advice to feuding couples
On the face of it Queensland, best known for its inhabitants having a fondness for rum, bananas, Joh Bjelke-Petersen and extinguishing cane toads, wou...
6 Dec 2010
Hidden cameras, slippery floors and a security guard
Barristers at 11 Wentworth were left feeling a little red-cheeked recently after a case which they had taken on for an apparently hard-done-by colleag...
1 Dec 2010
When billable hours go bad ...
If there's one topic we know all lawyers love, it's the good old billable hour. And while we may say this with an ever-so-slight hint of sarcasm, we h...
25 Nov 2010
Prisoner shows guts in court appearance
A judge saw much more than he would have liked recently when a prisoner walked into his courtroom and spilled his guts. Literally.According to Reuters...
25 Nov 2010
Lawyer making faces causes murder trial to collapse
A lawyer's bizarre behaviour while disguised in civilian clothes and sitting in the public gallery of a court room has caused the abandonment of a mur...
23 Nov 2010
Artichoke goes down the wrong way
Restaurants should explain how to eat the food they serve, particularly those tricky artichokes, according to an American doctor.As reported by Above ...
19 Nov 2010
Man shocked to learn tattooing a horse is illegal
A German man has experienced bitter disappointment before the courts after learning that, surprisingly, he is not allowed to tattoo his pony with the ...
18 Nov 2010
Michael Douglas' ex-wife sues, again
Unfortunately for Michael Douglas, not only did Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps fail to impress movie-goers, but it also had him back in court with ...
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