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Sep 10, 2014

BENCH BLOG: Court’s divided decision inspires call to action

The Wisconsin Supreme Court subscribes to a new interpretation of “surviving spouse” under the wrongful death statute.

Sep 10, 2014

‘Life is a bitch’

A Florida man with a "Life is a Bitch" tattoo on his forehead has been arrested for, surprisingly enough, drug possession:

Sep 9, 2014

Woman bites victim, calls it ‘zombie game’

Authorities in Oregon say a woman has been arrested after breaking in to a house, pushing a woman down the stairs, pulling her hair, biting her on the face and telling her victim she was playing "the zombie game."

Sep 9, 2014

ON ETHICS: The ethics of Candy Crush

The rules of professional responsibility, much like the wheels of justice, are slow to come around.

Sep 8, 2014

ON THE DEFENSIVE: Police misconduct claims deserve day in court

It has become common knowledge that a Ferguson, Mo., police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black man.

Sep 5, 2014

Woman accused of shoplifting $144 in eye shadow

An Arkansas woman is accused of shoplifting $144 in makeup.

Sep 5, 2014

Posner notable, quotable in same-sex marriage decision

Maybe I wasn't reading as many tweets about prior same-sex marriage decisions, but I don't remember seeing nearly as many memorable quotes as I did Thursday.

Sep 4, 2014

LAWBIZ COACHES CORNER: A lesson from Red Lobster

Let’s talk about Red Lobster. Yes, the seafood restaurant chain. You may be asking yourself, “What does Red Lobster have to do with the practice of law?” The answer is, “They are both businesses.”

Sep 4, 2014

Sheboygan burglar caught in act of raiding fridge

A 39-year-old Sheboygan man was charged with three counts of burglary after being caught in a victim's kitchen eating leftovers from the fridge:

Sep 3, 2014

Put a sock on it

Indiana attorney Todd Glickfield hates socks and has a habit of appearing in court with bare feet stuffed into his shoes. Now's he facing sanctions:

Sep 3, 2014

Top-10 ridiculous reasons why people have been arrested

From taking a spider hostage to a banana assault, it is hard to believe what these criminals got arrested for:

Sep 3, 2014

Alaska town spends $7K defending mayor’s $37.50 fine

The city of Fairbanks, Alaska, has spent about $7,000 so far to fight a $37.50 fine the state’s election law regulatory body levied on the city mayor:


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