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A $53,000 Text Message

If you think your cell phone plan is expensive, wait ’til you hear how much this New York man’s text cost him.  Here is his story: After a very brief courtship, primarily consisting of a vacation to Florida, New Yorker Louis Billittier proposed to Christa Clark.  This was no ordinary proposal. Louis requested Christa’s hand […]

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Pasta and Pirates and Prison, Oh My!

If you haven’t found God, maybe you are looking for him in the wrong restaurants! A Nebraska prisoner found God in his spaghetti dish, called himself a “Pastafarian” and demanded that prisoner officials accommodate his religious beliefs. This proves the old adage that truth is stranger than fiction! Steven Cavanaugh, incarcerated in a Nebraska State […]

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Sticks and Stones and Presidential Candidates

The election season is upon us which means – it’s open season for name calling and lies! Hillary jumped right in, calling Trump supporters “deplorables.” While I am not sure I would call people who actually cast the votes “deplorable,” that does sound like a catchy movie title! Now coming to a theater near you […]

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Every Dog has his Day in Court

In the ongoing battle of which pet is superior – dogs or cats, we can at least say that the K-9’s are leading the felines in Supreme Court appearances.  And this year, mark another one down for the barkers. In following a recent trend, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in yet another dog case, Fry […]

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Deflategate Will Lead to a Strike

Tom Brady returns to the gridiron this week, but Deflategate is far from over.  As you probably know, the New England Patriots quarterback—and husband of Gisele Bundchen (can a guy get any luckier(??))—was suspended on the basis that he allegedly conspired to deflate footballs. We say that he “allegedly” conspired because the evidence against Brady […]

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National Coffee Day Challenge!

In honor of National Coffee Day, the team at Comedian of Law is issuing you a challenge. Can you top this cup of coffee? Post your photo below if you can. But beware, our fearless leader, Joel, is a coffee carnivore, so good luck!  Research shows that those who drink five or more cups of […]

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Celebrating National Punctuation Day!

Saturday was National Punctuation Day. Yes, that really exists! Christmas, Thanksgiving, Valentines, and now . . . National Punctuation Day! Don’t worry if you forgot, surely, Hallmark will leave up its Punctuation Day card section for a few more days. While we jest, National Punctuation Day is a much-needed celebration for the good that punctuation […]

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Sue for Losing? Not in Football!

The professional and college football seasons are upon us, which means it’s time to complain about the officiating! And no one can complain more than Oklahoma State Cowboy fans. This past weekend, the team lost to the Central Michigan Chippewas — 30-27  — after the officials gave CMU one illegal free play after time had […]

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Prisoner Filed a Lawsuit to Talk Like a Pirate

September 19 was Talk Like a Pirate Day. So to honor this soon-to-be national holiday, we bring you the most hysterical prisoner lawsuit to come out this year, Cavanaugh v. Bartelt. In that case, a prisoner incarcerated in Nebraska, belonged to “The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.” According to that church’s website, “pastafarians” believe […]

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VP Hopeful Mike Pence and His “Law School Daze”

Law school isn’t for the faint of heart, and it’s a safe bet that nearly every law student has fallen into a daze during class at least once. Well, it seems that Republican Vice Presidential candidate, Mike Pence, felt the same way in the mid-1980s while studying at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of […]

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Doogie Howser, He is NOT!

Teenage Boy Busted for Impersonating a Doctor A 19 year old in Florida, who calls himself “Dr. Love,” was arrested for opening a medical clinic and treating patients. The problem? He’s not an actual medical doctor! When asked by a judge to explain what kind of “doctor” he was, he said, “I don’t feel comfortable […]

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From Pig Castration to Disbarment

The Florida Supreme Court permanently disbarred all three attorneys involved in setting up an opposing counsel for a DUI bust in the middle of a lawsuit. Calling it “among the most shocking, unethical and unprofessional” attorney conduct they had ever witnessed, the Florida Supreme Court ensured that these three would never practice in Florida again. […]

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Scalia – the proof is in the controversy

By: Joel Oster Justice Scalia passed away, and this nation is in mourning. It is unquestioned that Scalia was a brilliant legal mind who brought this country to new heights of legal understanding. I mean, I would have had no idea what “jiggery-pokery” was if not for Scalia. Turns out – it’s a real word! […]

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Who Says you Can’t Make the Supreme Court Laugh?

The Cato Institute recently filed an amicus brief in Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus, before the US Supreme Court, that is as a must read for anyone who has Comedy Central tagged on their computer. Apparently attorneys, often the butt of late night jokes, have now joined the ranks of comedians. This case began […]

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Can Lawyers Speak out of Both Sides of Their Mouths?

Americans dread campaign season for one main reason – we hate campaign ads! They are dirty, sleazy, and those are just the disclaimers! Some states passed laws aimed to curb lying in politics, generally called “false campaign speech laws”. Apparently goals like world peace and convincing MIley Cyrus to dress modestly were just too easily […]

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