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23 Oct 2007
And to my hamster, I leave my yacht
And to my hamster, I leave my yacht …The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry. Throughout history, the deathbed has been a pulpit where oft...
2 Oct 2007
And that’s not all…
Baby, barristers making a tidy sumAn amusing entry last week from Times Online’s BabyBarister came across Folklaw’s desk. The fictional blog accou...
27 Jul 2007
US lawyer secretly films colleagues undressing
US lawyer secretly films colleagues undressingA creepy legal aid lawyer from Queens, New York, has been charged for secretly videotaping female collea...
20 Jul 2007
Woman sues as chewy lolly too chewy
At least some Americans are sick of lawsuitsCitizens in the US are trying to do what they can to stem the near-endless tide of laughable lawsuits in t...
13 Jul 2007
UK cave-house sells for small fortune
UK cave-house sells for small fortuneAustralian lawyers considering a move to the UK will be disappointed with the news that a lucrative cave in Worce...
13 Jul 2007
Gadens uses comedy to attract clerks
Gadens uses comedy to attract clerksIt seems Gadens just can’t get enough of its own sense of humour. Yet another of the firm’s jovial emails has ...
6 Jul 2007
When I find myself in times of trouble
The sun will come out …Another day, another lawyer complaining about clients. Legal blogger Blonde Justice has raised the issue of how much “B...
29 Jun 2007
UK SRA overcharges its lawyers
UK SRA overcharges its lawyers millionsIn a scandal that must be sending shivers through Australian law societies and bars the nation over, the UK Sol...
22 Jun 2007
Why did the lawyer cross the road?
Why did the lawyer cross the road?Hong Kong’s lawyers are going to extraordinary and perhaps ethically questionable lengths in order to squeeze mone...
15 Jun 2007
Lawyer sues over gnawed nipple
Emu runs amok in GermanyAn emu apparently appeared from out of nowhere near the German—Swiss border and caused a major international incident.Af...
8 Jun 2007
Gadens v RollOnFriday – who will win?
Gadens v RollOnFriday — who will win?A battle of minds is developing between Gadens and UK laugh factory RollOnFriday.com. The website claims th...
23 May 2007
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Chinese grandad wants justiceIn an inspirational story from China, an 87-year-old grandfather has begun studying law after being disappointed by the ...
17 May 2007
Folklaw: 18 May 2007
Keeper’s adoption bid to protect chimpA British woman, eager to save a chimpanzee from the jaws of evil pharmaceutical companies is filing for adop...
11 May 2007
Folklaw: 11 May 2007
Cat-struck woman to sue 200Without needing to resort to metaphorical gags regarding excessive rainfall or the perils of curiosity, Folklaw brings the...
4 May 2007
Folklaw: 4 May 2007
Home-wrecker lawyer loses million dollar inheritanceIn a lesson to lawyers the nation over who deal with wills, an American attorney is facing seriou...
27 Apr 2007
Folklaw: 27 April 2007
Move over Bra Boys — it’s time for surfing lawyers!Just when you thought lawyers couldn’t get any cooler, along came hip new group the Aust...
20 Apr 2007
Folklaw: 20 April 2007
Partners described as unattractive Folklaw has heard from a secret source that a top Australian law firm is manned by unfortunate partners who’ve a...
12 Apr 2007
Folklaw: 13 April 2007
Mouse tries on bank robberyAn Estonian mouse has attempted a daring heist by climbing into an ATM and consuming a few thousand dollars worth of bank ...
5 Apr 2007
Folklaw: 6 April 2007
Law students weighed down with merchandiseAs the Sydney Law Careers Fair attracted fresh blood in the form of students to Darling Harbour recently, F...
29 Mar 2007
Folklaw: 30 March 2007
Elderly man glues himself to roofGerman police were called to an unusual rescue when they heard reports a 91-year-old man had stuck himself to his ro...
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