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8 Jun 2010
Rubbery terrine wreaks havoc
Tragedy has struck our troupe of hardy lawyers shucking, poaching and reducing it out on the phenomenally popular reality TV cooking show, MasterChef....
1 Jun 2010
The world's most outrageous lawsuits
An American woman has once again demonstrated that the USA is the undisputed global capital for ridiculous lawsuits.Google is the latest victim of an ...
1 Jun 2010
A&O takes tip from Britain's Got Talent
The dance group that brought world-famous Britain's Got Talent contestant Susan Boyle to her knees - when they, against the odds, took out the series ...
27 May 2010
The world's top ten dodgiest sellers
In honour of a certain Royal getting caught out this week trying to sell something she doesn't own, Folklaw decided to take a look at ten of the most ...
21 May 2010
"Wild" A&O associate sacked for erotic novel
A former associate at Allen & Overy who has published an online erotic normal claims her boss was "sexually obsessed" after the two allegedly shar...
20 May 2010
Wikipedia wars a PR disaster
The Wikipedia wars between law firms is making the job of PR professionals that much harder, as they are forced to spend more time monitoring legal bl...
17 May 2010
This little piggy went to market...
The political show-down between Gordon Brown, Nick Clegg and David Cameron in the UK's recent election could all have been avoided if only Blossom Gra...
13 May 2010
It's the name that determines a lawyer
If you want your son to become a lawyer you might want to think about calling him John, according to a study of lawyers' names over the past 200 years...
11 May 2010
Emo-seeking lawyer to drive length of Africa
A larrikin lawyer and his banker mate are set for the epic adventure of a lifetime, driving the length of Africa, through some of the remotest places ...
6 May 2010
Galileo gets another day in court
Almost 400 years after his conviction for heresy, one of the world's most famous philosophers, astronomers and scientists is set to have his (second) ...
4 May 2010
Judge banned Underbelly but still a fan
Channel Nine's Underbelly can add yet another fan to its list: Victoria's Justice Betty King - the same judge responsible for banning the show across ...
27 Apr 2010
Cucumber-wielding partner finds himself in a pickle
A US firm has paid a hefty price for the inappropriate behaviour of one of its partners who sparked an incident involving a distressed client and a cu...
23 Apr 2010
Trainees in trouble for risque behaviour
Two Herbert Smith trainees were apparently reprimanded after they were caught getting a little too friendly at a firm party.According to rollonfriday....
21 Apr 2010
World's best (and worst) lawyer jokes
This week marks the beginning of the much anticipated Sydney Comedy Festival celebrating all things funny. In honour of this event, Folklaw felt duty ...
14 Apr 2010
Sausage dogs the answer to world peace?
At last, it's happening: the United Nations Human Rights Council is being reformed - with sausage dogs.Artist Bennett Miller, reports The Age, is set ...
13 Apr 2010
Law student creates legal iPhone app
A UK law student, with perhaps too much time on his hands, has come up with a new iPhone application for lawyers that allows users to access the curre...
8 Apr 2010
Magistrate gets into strife over dog's business
Former Victorian magistrate Raffaele Barberio has found himself in a bit of a mess over his German Shepherd's faeces.According to The Age, Barberio wa...
6 Apr 2010
Dean offers students drinking advice
Students at an American law school have told their paranoid Dean that just because they've organised a little bit of boozing fun, it does not mean the...
1 Apr 2010
When status updates get you fired
Yes, Folklaw has been known to travel down the road of shining the spotlight on those who publicly vent on facebook - only to get fired - before, but ...
30 Mar 2010
Beauty in the eye of the lawyer
It's official: if you're a hot lawyer, your pay packet will be hot too - unless you graduated in the 1980s. In the midst of a recent debate about whet...
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