Category Archives: This Week In Lawyerin’

Lately in Lawyerin’

Have you booked your room yet for the big state convention down in Corpus this weekend? I think a bunch of those shrimpers from Louisiana and Mi’Sippi have already made their way down the coast to more hydrous waters and … Continue reading

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Balczak on Balzac

Sometimes I like to imagine how much better I’d be doing if only I were a sociopath. Allow me to explain. Balzac (and here I’m referring to the 19th century French playwright; not that weird and annoying rhetorical device of … Continue reading

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Gee, I wish George Carlin were around to see this

Read this article. You didn’t skip the sidebar with Justice Breyer’s concurring opinion, did you? Damn it. Go back and reread it. Wouldn’t it be great if this were an article from the Washington Post, reporting on what REALLY happened … Continue reading

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In which I take legal action against Progressive Insurance

I’ll be brief (and you can quite your snickering)… Progressive Insurance has done irreparable harm to my effort to have someone (ANYONE) name a child Pickles. Progressive, in a deliberate move to ruin my efforts and advertise that they cover … Continue reading

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Haulin’ Oats

Well I have just about had it with lawyerin’ for a while. I won’t go into it, but a big reason for my burnout of late has to do with this convoluted case where my client, a hot dog vendor, … Continue reading

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Bob Perry finally gets what’s coming to him

I’m marking this under This Week In Lawyerin’ since we haven’t had anything legal lately (which is exclusively the fault of our colleague, Harry Balczak, who is responsible for posts about legal issues especially if they involve fetish porn, hot … Continue reading

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Judge Keller to skate?!?

OMG…The special master (read into THAT what you will) assigned to looking to Keller’s behavior issued his findings today. “Although Judge Keller’s conduct on that day was not exemplary, she did not engage in conduct so egregious that she should … Continue reading

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This Week In Lawyerin’ : A brief vacation

Writing this week’s installment of This Week In Lawyerin’ is as serendipitous and effortless as it gets. This week’s installment is quite literally “low hanging fruit.” A banana to be precise. (Probably a couple of plums in there, too, but … Continue reading

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Mmmmm…….Nutty Bar

Some of you may have noticed that McBlogger’s legal correspondent has been a bit hither and yon of late. Well here’s your big fat mea culpa. Not much of an excuse really, except that I’m distracted because it’s football season. … Continue reading

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Oh, the OTHER Pepsi challenge!

As a real-live attorney, I really resent it when people start spouting off about what a screwed up legal system we have, based on whatever outrageous thirdhand horseshit they’ve heard or read in the Corporate Media. Trust me, whatever reported … Continue reading

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