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If mascots came to moot courts (access required)

The 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament was tipping off just as Lawyers Weekly went to press, so Sidebar won’t embarrass itself by publishing its picks for the Final Four, but March is also the time of year for ...

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It’s illegal to cuss? (access required)

Y’all won’t believe this @#$%! In 2017, the City of Myrtle Beach made over $22,000 dollars from fines collected from the prosecution of people who swore in public, according to the Myrtle Beach Sun News. The city’s disorderly conduct statute, ...

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A whole lot of ham sandwiches (access required)

There’s a scene in the classic 2008 film The Dark Knight where Gotham’s district attorney, Harvey Dent, arrests an entire mob organization in one fell swoop, and then brings the whole gang in for a mass arraignment. He then persuades ...

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A basketful of (im)peaches (access required)

Sidebar has noticed a trend popping up along the east coast—talking of impeaching state Supreme Court justices. In West Virginia, it’s more than just talk. Earlier this month, the state’s House of Delegates impeached the four remaining justices on its ...

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Was it Hall worth it? (access required)

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office wouldn’t tell reporters where it spent the $40,000 it received from its stint on “Live PD,” but if one “star” of the show has his way, the agency and TV network will kick out that—and ...

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