Legal Humor Roundup for December 5, 2011

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Happy Repeal Day, folks, otherwise known as the day we finally neutralized the phrase “beverage purposes” in the U.S. Constitution. In today’s legal humor, we have a Vermont man fighting for the trademark rights of kale. Plus, Justice Scalia recuses himself from a capital murder case, stealing toilet paper from a diner, and breaking into banks legally and then telling about it. It’s the happy hour law review for Monday, December 5, 2011.

1In the latest funny-but-true trademark bullying matter, the parent company of chicken chain Chick-fil-A is threatening suit over a Vermont man who makes t-shirts with the saying “Eat More Kale.” | New York Times

2In a little known case, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has recused himself from a murder case, citing a double homicide he committed in the 1980’s. | The Onion

3We had a story way back in the roundup about stealing art of the wall of an Arby’s. This time, it’s targeting toilet paper at a Burgers, Dogs and Wings in New Mexico. | Huffington Post

4A Wisconsin man has been accused of his seventh DUI, this time for crashing his car into a float at a local Christmas parade. Luckily, no one was injured | LaCrosse Tribune

5And we have the hilarious story of an Israeli neuroscientist formerly employed as a bank robber. Yes, paid to break into banks and steal things. | YouTube


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  • Guano Dubango

    I enjoy Kale. It is known in my country to promote digestive regularity, and people who eat it are generally not “backed up”.