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The Daily Memo - 6/26/07

check.jpgWoo-hoo! The D.C. asshat lost his $54 million lawsuit against the dry cleaners, and he has to pick up their court costs. (WSJ Law Blog and Professor Bainbridge)

check.jpg“A battle over ownership of Michael Jackson memorabilia is headed back to a Nevada courtroom, where the King of Pop is seeking the return of items withheld from an auction of family items.” (FindLaw)

check.jpgThe court ignored his tears and begging, as Tom Sizemore got sentenced to 16 months in the clink. (CNN)

check.jpgBlawg Review #114 is the first Blawg Review of the summer season. (idealawg)

check.jpgA collective of restaurants have sued New York City over a new city regulation requiring certain chains and restaurants to list calories on their menus. (1010 WINS)

check.jpgA woman is going to court to keep a scumbum absentee dad from getting a share of the Victim Compensation Fund as a result of their 30-year-old son dying in the WTC attacks. (NY Daily News)

check.jpgThis August, Congress will be issuing a report about taxation of virtual goods in virtual gaming environments. (News.com)

check.jpgI know lawyers who did each and every one of these shady billing practices, which is one of the many reasons why, if I ever have to hire a lawyer, I’ll be checking their bill with a fine-toothed comb. (Professor Bainbridge)

check.jpgHouston’s police are ignoring the intent of a license plate law so they can rack up tickets and money. (The Houston Chronicle)