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Anything you say… (access required)

A murderer who unknowingly snitched on himself while he was locked up in the county jail—and is now serving life without parole—petitioned the state Court of Appeals to toss the self-incriminating evidence. The court politely declined to do so. According ...

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Line of the Week (access required)

“Because the August 24, 2011 letter offering to settle Mr. Vanderhall’s claims while he lay unconscious in his hospital bed was written without legal authority, it is simply legal stardust of no effect or consequence.” U.S. District Judge Richard Mark ...

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In a trade dress contest between Gold Toe socks and Dillard’s house brand socks, U.S. District Judge Max Cogburn denied a preliminary injunction because “the relief plaintiff seeks at this juncture would be like putting water on a house that ...

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Thank you, sir, may I have another? (access required)

Joe Brown, the pseudo-celebrity arbiter of popular courtroom show “Judge Joe Brown,” may have let his cantankerous, Hollywood persona get the best of him. The Tennessee Court of Appeals ruled March 23 that Shelby County Juvenile Court Magistrate Harold Horne ...

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