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Overheard during the colonoscopy (access required)

We’re not in the habit of handing out advice to medical professionals, but a recent case reported by our colleagues at Virginia Lawyers Weekly brought two tips to mind. Tip No. 1: Don’t insult anaesthetized patients while performing procedures on ...

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Everything lasts forever online (access required)

“Permanent record” doesn’t mean what it used to anymore, folks. Case in point: Jameis Winston, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner and quarterback for the reigning national champion Florida State Seminoles, was cited for shoplifting $32.72 worth of crab legs at ...

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That oughta be in pictures (access required)

Consider the craziest exchange you’ve ever heard in a deposition or courtroom proceeding. And would you like to see it made into a short movie? Because if it’s crazy enough, that’s apparently a possibility now. The New York Times’ Op-Docs—its ...

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Down to Eartha (access required)

In a state where a little girl’s effort to recognize the discovery of a fossil suddenly turns into a hot-button political issue, there’s no telling what might become of a recent bill that would create an “Eartha Kitt Day.” Kitt ...

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Printed in black and white (access required)

If you were reviewing a law students’ memo, how likely would you be too spot errors in there writing? There were three errors in the previous sentence, by the way. We hope you caught them all. But a recent study ...

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The second time around (access required)

A second marriage is, they say, the triumph of optimism over experience. But one South Carolina business owner did a good job hedging his bets, as explained in a recent South Carolina Court of Appeals decision. Eugene Hudson married Mary ...

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