If Charles Abbott’s attorney gives the impression of being as wise as an owl, that might be because he is one. Granted, he’s a stuffed owl, but that can be excused, because […]
Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire
The World’s Biggest Liar competition is held every year in Cumbria, England. Contestants have five minutes to tell the biggest and most-convincing lie. Lawyers and politicians are barred from participating, out of […]
This Couldn’t Have Been Demonstrated on the Ground Floor?
Toronto attorney Garry Hoy (1955 – 1993) fell to his death after he threw himself through the glass wall on the 24th floor of the Toronto-Dominion Centre in order to prove the […]
Who Was the Only President to Obtain a Patent?
Abraham Lincoln holds the distinction of being the only US President to have obtained a patent.
The Jury Has Deliberated… And Deliberated… And Deliberated….
The longest U.S. jury deliberation in a civil lawsuit took place in a 1992 California trial in which a woman and her son sued the City of Long Beach for preventing the opening […]