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The Daily Memo - 8/17/07

check.jpgIn England, it turns out you might just get fined for wearing a shirt that reads: “Don’t piss me off! I’m running out of places to hide the bodies.” (BBC News)

check.jpgA judge in Ohio tells jury members not to watch the “CSI” or “Law & Order” shows, and not just because they suck. (Law.com)

check.jpgFamily Ties! “The son of a millionaire business guru accused of staging his own shooting during a family dispute testified that his father had threatened to ‘ruin’ him.” (LawInfo)

check.jpgWell that’s dandy - the Feds are planning to pull “$200 million in funding from a troubled [Los Angeles] hospital that serves one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods, forcing it to all but shut down.” (Forbes)

check.jpgFolks aren’t respecting the Chicago ban on holding cell phones while driving - shocking! (Chicago Sun-Times)

check.jpgAn Indiana man was pissed off about his property tax bill, so he paid the whole thing — over twelve grand — with one dollar bills and bags of change. (Yahoo! News)

check.jpgA federal judge has ruled that a student is never capable of consenting to sex with their teacher as they do “not have the capacity to welcome that teacher’s physical sexual conduct.” (Law.com)

check.jpgSharper Image says it’ll go bankrupt if it’s forced to settle a $900 million class action lawsuit. (The Legal Reader)

check.jpgThe Violent Femmes’ bassist has sued the group’s lead singer over songwriting credit. (WSJ Law Blog)

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If nobody is going to enforce the 'no A-holes riding on the shoulder in order to cut in front of everyone else in 5 mph traffic on the Dan Ryan', then why the hell should anyone follow the cell phone ban?