Camel-hunting is specifically prohibited by law in Arizona.
A courtroom defendant opens his wallet as if it were a Star Trek communicator and demands, "Beam me up, Scotty."
Police fool a criminal into confessing through a ruse involving a photocopier and a colander.
Quick-witted prosecutor turns the lack of a body in a murder case to his advantage.
A condemned prisoner is legally entitled to go free if the first attempt to execute him fails.
During Dan White's murder trial, his defense lawyer successfully argued that White's judgment had been impaired due to his consumption of Twinkies and other junk foods.
Deep in the heart of Australia, the self-proclaimed Prince Leonard of Hutt River rules over his self-proclaimed principality.
A federal law prohibits U.S. citizens from having contact with extraterrestrial beings.
The magnitude of the
The Texas legislature once passed a resolution honoring the Boston Strangler.
Six real lawsuits showcase the need for tort reform.
Kentucky is planning the "purchase of a submarine to patrol the waters of the Commonwealth and search and destroy all casino riverboats."
Citing "code 431.322.12 of the
The court declaration given by the 13-year-old boy Michael Jackson allegedly sexually molested in 1993 has surfaced.
Paralegal for elite New York law firm produces memo rating the quality of local sushi restaurants.
Law students failed their California bar exams because they stopped to assist a stricken classmate.
Anyone who has taken LSD more than seven times is deemed legally insane.
You can effectively establish copyright of your work by mailing a copy to yourself, then retaining the sealed, postmarked envelopes.
Prostitutes can safely challenge johns with "Are you a cop?" because law enforcement officers must answer truthfully. *
Court document includes embarrassing typo about the medical condition of plaintiff's counsel.
California law requires state residents to obtain hunting licenses before setting mousetraps.
It is illegal to pick bluebonnets in Texas.
Former Los Angeles Lakers coach Pat Riley obtained a trademark for the term "three-peat."
Plaintiff who cuts off fingers using a lawn mower as a hedge trimmer sues manufacturer for warning label failure and wins.
Invited houseguests cannot be required to leave thanks to the "grandfather clause."
U.S. postage stamps may not be resold for a price greater than their face value.
Sending cash through the U.S. mail is illegal.
Misplaced comma deprives U.S. government of
Old lady responds to prosecutor's query about
Red Bull lost a $13 million
We enjoy a complex love-hate relationship with the law: While we expect it to protect our interests, we don't want to see ourselves held accountable to it. We therefore cheer the wrongdoers who put one over on the legal system, while lamenting the real crooks who slip away.