Overheard in Law School offers humorous posts on life in law school. These posts include overheard tidbits and legal cases from the perspective of a law student.
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3L: Have you heard about "There Will Be Blood?" . . . Yeah, it's a period piece.
3L: Get your camera ready, we're about to see that fat lady's butt cheeks.
District Attorney: I think we'll just wait for the officer to get here, then we'll go ahead and try the case.3L: But if I try it and we don't win, it'll count as a loss.Judge: No, no, no...do not start counting wins and losses.3L: That's the point...I haven't had to count any losses before.
The Law:You wouldn't have to show that the design was taken directly from SEIBEI. I am going to try not to go TOO deeply into this, but to demonstrate copyright infringement you would have to show evidence of both access and similarity, which are weighed according to a sliding scale. This means...
Hey Law School people.This really gets to me. The guy who does the SEIBEI monster t-shirts is awesome. He is friends with a good friend of mine, and I own one of the t-shirts personally. If you are at all interested in copyright law and want to talk about the issue presented here, please e-mail me....
Noticed on a blackboard following a property review:StandardJurisprude
Law School Grad (waiting for bar results): oh good, i was hoping for bar results before i left, but luckily i got an ad for butt plugs so i'll still be able to be f***ed in the ass!
Prof (who is also a practicing criminal law attorney): Everytime I go in there I give my credit card to one of the public defenders who comes to watch, because one of these days Judge X is going to throw me in jail.3L: Why?Prof: We got him spanked by daddy....Posner spanked him.
Overheard at an expansive Liquor Store in Chicago:Female #1: Do you work here?Employee: Yes Female #2: We hate you.Female #1: Kidding!Employee: How can I help you?Female #1: We are looking to buy beer, but we don't know what to getFemale #2: We don't want Frat Party beerFemale #1: And we don't want...
Recent Grad: [State's] bar is apparently scratch 'n' sniff, because [other recent grad] passed!