Monthly Archives: January 2011

Jury duty

Apparently one of the Supremes was called for jury duty.  It is a shame that the Justice wasn’t selected.   I cannot imagine what trying that case would have been like.  Story here. And, it turns out that our Vice President … Continue reading

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The practice of law in Akron, OH

Apparently it can attract some strange folks.  Story here and here.

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More Canadian craziness

What could be more Canadian than Moose?  Of course, there is a legal angle.

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11th Cir. FDCPA case

The recent 11th Circuit case of Owen v. I.C. System, Inc. ought to frighten the heck out of retail collection agencies and retail collection law firms.  It seems to imply a duty upon the agency or firm to confirm that the … Continue reading

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More crazy canucks

I make a lot of fun of Canadians, especially in a legal context on this blog.  Most of this is for the benefit of Mr. Bates.  Certainly the parties in this divorce are worthy of the attention, though I admire … Continue reading

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Death of a Judge

Sadly, one who died in the recent Arizona shooting was a federal judge, who appears to have been the type of judge we need more of.  Our loss.  A remembrance here.

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A new low?

From time to time, I will post links to stories of lawyers behaving badly.  Some of these stories come about as a result of lawyers taking a personal dislike to the opposing counsel in cases they are handling.  (That is … Continue reading

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