Legal Wackiness Abounds | The Hoglawyer

Monday, August 4, 2008

Legal Wackiness Abounds

Posted By on Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 9:52 AM

A man is facing foreclosure of his house because he refused to pay a $50.00 parking ticket.

Mary-Kate Olsen won't talk to prosecutors investigating Heath Ledger's suicide ( he played the Joker in this year's Batman movie) unless she is given immunity from prosecution.  Now why would she need immunity ?

Ever ask for a Coke at a restaurant and, without telling you they don't have Coke, they bring you a Pepsi ?  Or worse, you ask for Dr. Pepper - they give you that evil doppleganger - Mr. Pibb.  I find that annoying -- but hardly something to sue over.    Apparently Red Bull doens't find it a minor matter.  They sued a nightclub for doing just that thing - and won $679,000.  



Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Hoglawyer

  • I want my two dollars !!!

    In the movie, "Better Off Dead," with John Cusack, there is this sub-plot of the local newspaper delivery boy stalking Cusack to get his $2.  Some people will go to great lengths to get their $2 in real life as well.
    • May 28, 2009
  • Publishing to Perish ?

    In an interesting twist, the Arkansas Supreme Court today amended Ark. Sup. Ct. Rule 5-2 and will now allow all cases to be cited, doing away with the distinction between published and unpublished opinions.
    • May 28, 2009
  • Death Penalty Reform

    The death penalty makes me nervous. It makes me nervous because there is always a chance the wrong person is being executed.
    • Mar 27, 2009
  • More »

© 2019 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation