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Leave it to BuzzFeed to make a defamation lawsuit look cute!

A defamation lawsuit was recently filed against the wildly popular website BuzzFeed. Big shocker, it’s politically related. It’s not the topic that caught our eye, though. When BuzzFeed filed a motion to move jurisdiction from Florida to New York, the plaintiffs pulled out all the stops with their rebuttal brief title. I think we can all […]

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Dude, your pants are literally on fire.

No need for “liar, liar” metaphors here! During closing arguments on March 8th, Miami defense attorney Stephen Gutierrez fled the courtroom as smoke began billowing from his pocket.  Want to take a crack at what his client was on trial for? You guessed it, arson. Gutierrez was defending Claudy Charles, who had been accused of […]

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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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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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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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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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