#FridayFive: Favorite Legal Dramas August 30th, 2013 @ 7:52 am PSTRead the Friday Five …
Outrageous Injustice January 25th, 2007 @ 6:59 am PST
Genarlow Wilson, honor student and football star, had consensual sex with a fellow teenager. What happened to him next was a crime. When he was a senior in high school, he received oral sex from a 10th grader. He was 17. She was 15. Everyone, including the girl and the prosecution, agreed she initiated the […]
Arrested Development April 18th, 2005 @ 6:11 am PST
Two South Carolina football players were arrested early Sunday and charged with simple marijuana possession, raising the total number of Gamecocks arrested since the end of last season to 11.
Semenchanted Evening February 28th, 2005 @ 1:32 pm PST
An Illinois man has won the right to sue his ex-girlfriend for using his sperm to impregnate herself without his permission. Richard Phillips, a family doctor in Chicago, says he never had intercourse with Sharon Irons, also a doctor. They did, however, have oral sex three times during their brief affair; Irons apparently saved some […]
The Superior Court of Los Angeles May 20th, 2004 @ 8:41 am PST
Question: “What’s the worst thing that could happen to me if I skip jury duty?” Answer: “Our records indicate that you have failed to report for jury service. Your group number was called to report to court and you did not report in. The Code of Civil Procedure, Section 209, provides ‘any prospective trial juror […]
Nintendo and CrackerJap January 26th, 2001 @ 10:25 am PST
Nintendo still apparently believed that “Pokemon” in Crackerjap’s meta tag was so harmful to its business that it had to threaten legal action. Why? Because for some reason, Nintendo thought that Crackerjap.com was a porn site.
sex = money August 17th, 2000 @ 11:06 am PST
This is a very interesting legal issue. Can sexual favors be considered legal tender? Is there a lawyer in the hizouse?