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    Morning Docket: 03.05.12

    * Apparently the Roberts Court is unusual in that its elite members lacked opportunities to gain “the most critical judicial virtue: practical wisdom.” Yeah, right. Tell that one to the Wise Latina. [Washington Post]

    * In the wake of the contraception controversy, Rush Limbaugh apologized for calling Georgetown 3L Sandra Fluke a “slut.” He’s so very, very sorry… that he lost some of his advertisers. [The Caucus / New York Times]

    * The powers that be in Massachusetts have decided to show law bloggers a little bit of respect. Now they’ll get to cover judicial proceedings like real, live journalists — press passes and all. [Metro Desk / Boston Globe]

    * Pornography: now with ten percent fewer HIV infections! A Los Angeles city ordinance requiring porn actors to wear condoms during filming will be taking effect today. [L.A. Now / Los Angeles Times]

    * After making two other DWI arrests disappear from her record, former Bronx ADA Jennifer Troiano pleaded guilty to drunk driving last week. It looks like the third time really is the charm. [New York Daily News]

    * New York newlyweds allege that Glamour Me Studio Photoshopped their heads onto naked bodies. Groomzilla Todd Remis must be glad that his wedding photography woes weren’t so graphic. [New York Post]

    1 Comment / / Mar 5, 2012 at 9:02 AM
  • Crime, Drinking, Drugs, DUI / DWI, Prostitution, Rape, Sex, Sex Scandals, State Judges, State Judges Are Clowns

    Judges Behaving Badly? A Slew of Lurid Allegations

    If the allegations are true, one sitting judge and one former judge have been very naughty boys. Let’s find out what they stand accused of….

    37 Comments / / Jul 20, 2011 at 4:29 PM
  • Animal Law, Crime, Drinking, DUI / DWI, Pets, Texas

    Drinking While Riding Your Burro Is Still Legal!

    Legal Blog Watch has a perfect Friday story up on its pages. Two men were arrested for riding animals while drunk. One guy was on a mule, the other was on a horse. But when they got to the police station, the county attorney determined that the animals did not fall within the definition of […]

    29 Comments / / Jan 14, 2011 at 3:08 PM
  • Cars, Crime, Drinking, DUI / DWI, Police

    Another Reason You Should Never Blow

    Not that we’re in the business of giving free legal advice, but there are a few things every lawyer should know. Lawyers should know how to handle a traffic stop, for instance. They should know how to handle cops who shout slurs at you from across the street. And of course, lawyers should never snitch. […]

    178 Comments / / Jun 10, 2010 at 11:46 AM