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The Daily Memo - 1/7/08

check.jpgJudge Judy is being sued by a former producer who says he was shitcanned when he tried to stand up against the show’s racial screening. (TV Squad)

check.jpgLots of folks are apparently being sued for alleged infringement of a patent which covers computer solitaire. (Slashdot)

check.jpgIt’s hard to feel bad for lotto winners who have been hit for millions in back taxes thanks to an Eleventh Circuit ruling, when it’s only because they were trying to avoid paying higher taxes in the first place. (Law.com)

check.jpg“Do looks matter in the law?” Well you don’t think I became the fine lawyer I am today because of my lawyering abilities, do you? (WSJ Law Blog)

check.jpgI love when Philly gets feel-good headlines like the one about the cops shooting innocent bystanders in response to New Year’s Eve revelry/gunfire for the second year in a row. (FindLaw)

check.jpgVirginia’s governor hopes to toughen the state’s sexual and domestic abuse laws. (Washington Post)

check.jpgLook like us, be like us, work like us. Welcome to the Cog, son. (Law.com)

check.jpgA Texas man died while in police custody because he ate a bag of crack to, you know, get rid of the evidence. (Houston Chronicle)

check.jpgYet another shining example of good lawyering at work has wound up in the clink. (St. Petersburg Times)