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Crazy laws & lawsuits

a collection of bizarre court cases and legal rules

by Allen, Robert

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Sterling in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law,
  • Humor,
  • Actions and defenses,
  • Frivolous suits (Civil procedure)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCrazy laws and lawsuits
    StatementRobert Allen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK184 .C73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 pages ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26340525M
    ISBN 101402770839
    ISBN 109781402770838
    OCLC/WorldCa436618825


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It is not funny and not entertaining. I was bored to tears with Mr. Allen's style. If you think this book /5(3). Her lawsuit accused Fresh of unjust enrichment and violating three state consumer protection laws. A district court dismissed the case and an appeals court affirmed. The appeals court ruled that the product label accurately described the amount of lip balm in each tube.

Alabama: No stink bombs or confetti. If you’re a stodgy school principal from a s film, consider moving to Mobile, Alabama: Stink bombs, “funk balls,” and any object “the purpose of Author: Reader's Digest Editors.

Remember Stella Liebeck who was burned by a hot McDonald’s coffee and was awarded $ million. For a long time, she was the poster girl for ridiculous lawsuits. How is it possible that some dumb laws like these are still in effect today, remains a mystery. We are in and it’s surprising that nobody ever thought about revisioning them.

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Skamania County, Washington, was the first county to draft the law in which states that "any. Good to know, right. It's not the only wackadoodle law that still exists in the States.

The good folks over at Olivet Nazarene University put together an infographic of some of the most outrageous, confusing and downright weird legislation instilled around our great nation. Check it out below, and get your donkey out of the tub. Click to read more about Crazy Laws and Lawsuits: A Collection of Bizarre Court Cases and Legal Rules by Robert Allen.

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NEBRASKA. If a child burps during church, his parent may be arrested. The owner of every hotel in Hastings, Nebraska, is required to provide. It's a vestige of Pennsylvania's blue laws — laws designed to keep Sunday a day of rest.

And while many of those laws have been repealed, the. Here are some of the crazy and silly laws on the books, according to @CrimeADay. Do not ever call "turkey ham" "ham turkey," or something.

21 USC § & 9 CFR §(d) make it a crime to sell "Turkey Ham" as "Ham Turkey" or with the words "Turkey" and "Ham" in different fonts — A Crime a Day (@CrimeADay) Janu 10 Weird Bizzare But True Australian Laws That Are Still On The Books.

Laws are made to govern, protect, shape the peace, promote justice and provide a basis for compromise. However, once things are written into law, it’s unlikely that they would be revised. What does this leave us with. Some seriously crazy laws. When we think of lawsuits, many of us picture attorneys in expensive power suits trying their cases in solemn all seems so serious, with dramatic issues of justice on the line.

Then there are the less serious cases. We’ve all heard about the ridiculous incident where a man tried to sue Red Bull for false marketing after he discovered that the energy drink did not give him wings. These 15 Crazy Laws In Tennessee Are Unbelievable – Yet Totally Real. Times are a changin’ and they’re moving at a crazy fast pace.

With the rapid rate of current society it has become wildly easy for old laws to become outdated and forgotten, or new ones put in. The lawsuit was eventually settled in when Colting agreed not to sell the book in the U.S.

or Canada until The Catcher in the Rye enters. Crazy City Laws in Michigan. Clawson. There is a law that makes it legal for a farmer to sleep with his pigs, cows, horses, goats, and chickens. Detroit. Putt-putt golf courses must close by AM. Security guards at Joe Louis Arena will confiscate any item they feel might be thrown onto the ice.

There's no doubt about it: There are some crazy, bizarre state laws that exist in the United States. Sure, they may have made sense when they. Now, there is a whole genre of frivolous lawsuit wherein the creator of an obscure work will sue the creator of a popular work to get free publicity (a small army of hacks sued J.K.

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But what we found when looking at these examples, is that many either never existed or cannot be proven to have existed without searching.

A lawsuit over the tiny amount of lip balm at the bottom of the tube came in number one on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s list of the Top 10 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of   The question is, should you follow these crazy laws.

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Lawsuits over coffee burns, playground injuries, even bad teaching: litigation horror stories create the impression that Americans are greedy, quarrelsome, and sue-happy.

The truth, as this book makes clear, is quite different. What Thomas Burke describes in Lawyers, Lawsuits, and Legal Rights is a nation not of litigious citizens, but of litigious policies--laws that promote the use of.

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Woman Gets Hit By A Baseball And Sues Year-Old Boy — New. The lawsuits concern the core fundamentals of the American voting process, including how ballots are cast and counted.(Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP) FILE - In this Sept.

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These laws are not only cool in and of themselves, but are also a reminder of the unique history of these areas. As a celebration of these odd little l aws which have managed to stay on the books, this list will countdown the 15 crazies laws that are still on the books.

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12 hours ago  Several farmers groups met agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday and pledged their support for the centre’s agriculture laws.

The delegation of 20 people, most of whom were from Haryana, spoke about how these laws will bring farmers out of the vicious circle of poverty and exploitation and shared their experiences with the minister. The memorandum [ ]. Some were justified class-action lawsuits, while others just seem like feeble attempts at suing the food industry for something they weren’t responsible for.

Here are ten utterly ridiculous, absurd, and astonishing lawsuits that involved the food industry. 10. Utah has its own batch of weird or unique laws, from causing catastrophes to throwing snowballs.

Here are 10 of Utah’s most strange and bizarre laws. It is illegal to not drink low-quality milk. Well, last Monday has come and gone. Turns out, all Trump's attorneys have delivered is a ridiculous mishmash of lawsuits that run the gamut from. The 14 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits Filed by the RIAA and the MPAA.

Larry was a vietnam veteran who loved reading books in his spare time, along with spending time with his wife and spoiling his three grandchildren.

The RIAA was suing Larry for allegedly stealing their content, as usual, when during the long drawn-out process, he died. Facebook said on Wednesday that it had agreed to pay $ million to settle a class-action lawsuit over its use of facial recognition technology in Illinois, giving privacy groups a.

In his book “Plaintiff in Chief: A Portrait of Donald Trump in 3, Lawsuits,” Zirin argues that Trump learned to see the law as Cohn did: “not as a system of rules to be obeyed but.

Judge Cynthia Stephens, frustrated over one of the Trump campaign's frivolous lawsuits in Michigan, told attorneys, "what I have, at best, is a hearsay affidavit. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Plaintiffs are represented by attorneys David Jensen of Beacon, NY., Raymond M. .