Jonathan Lee Riches

  • Johnny Manziel (By: Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports)

    Citigroup, Football, Jed Rakoff, Jonathan Lee Riches, Law Reviews, Legal Ethics, Non-Sequiturs, Patents, Pornography, SCOTUS, Securities and Exchange Commission, Supreme Court, White-Collar Crime

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.04.14

    * Sad day for Jonathan Lee Riches. His lawsuit over Johnny Manziel’s penis has been thrown out of court. [Black Sports Online]

    * Hot on the heels of yesterday’s item about SCOTUS porn parties, Professor Tribe guest blogs about his new book (affiliate link) and coercion, bribery, and influence. [The Volokh Conspiracy / Washington Post]

    * Former Brooklyn DA and aspiring TV star Charles Hynes is staring down larceny accusations. [Gothamist]

    * Texas basically assigns a cop to actively discourage investigate indigent parties seeking assigned counsel. [Socialist Gumshoe]

    * The Supreme Court doesn’t like talking about patents — its opinions on the subject are getting shorter and shorter. [Patently-O]

    * A lawyer is in hot water for allowing underaged drinking at a post prom party. The point was to keep the kids from driving. But no good deed goes unpunished. [Turn to 10]

    * An interesting profile of one of my favorite professors, Ken Feinberg, labeling him “the lawyer who decides what a life is worth.” Yikes. [KDVR]

    * The business strategy of just telling clients what they want to hear deflates. [Dealbreaker]

    * Who says no one reads law reviews? The porn industry does and they really like this student Note. [XBiz]

    * This is why we can’t have nice things. Second Circuit explains that if a revolving door agency of sycophants says it’s OK, it’s OK. Full opinion below…. [New York Times]

    3 Comments / / Jun 4, 2014 at 5:03 PM
  • Johnny Manziel (By: Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports)

    Football, Jonathan Lee Riches, Pro Se Litigants, Quote of the Day, Ridiculousness

    Johnny Manziel Is Being Sued Over The Size Of His Package

    Do good things come in small packages? This football player allegedly says so!

    18 Comments / / May 23, 2014 at 10:22 AM
  • Andy Griffith and Carol Huston star in Matlock.

    Football, Intellectual Property, Joe Biden, Non-Sequiturs, Technology

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.03.12

    * Nothing says justice like for-profit probation companies. [New York Times]

    * Was this really a courtroom exchange involving Redskins tight end Fred Davis, or was it a weird performance art piece/Abbott and Costello comedy routine? [Washingtonian]

    * There is no such thing as a free trip to Disney World. Well, technically there is. There are many, in fact, at least until you get caught. [Legal Juice]

    * The insane legal fight between the Oatmeal and Charles Carreon continues to get weirder. Oh yeah, and serial suer extraordinaire Jonathan Lee Riches has hopped into the fray as well. [Lowering the Bar]

    * Kim Dotcom says the order to go after Megaupload came all the way from the top. WHAT DOES JOE BIDEN WANT??? [TorrentFreak]

    * RIP Andy Griffith, a.k.a. Matlock, one of the most famous television attorneys of all time. My grandmother is probably very sad today. [WSJ Law Blog]

    4 Comments / / Jul 3, 2012 at 4:32 PM
  • The Chicago River is only slightly less green when it's not St. Patrick's Day.

    Holidays and Seasons, Insider Trading, Jonathan Lee Riches, Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.15.12

    * America’s favorite serial litigant, Jonathan Lee Riches, wants to make an appearance as former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s lawyer. [Detroit News]

    * You better run and hide, because the vacuum bandit is coming to town. [Legal Juice]

    * A Chicago reporter fell into in the Chicago sewer system River. He is currently on a respirator, and another court reporter has set up a relief fund for him. Get well soon, Andrew Pitts. [Kruse Reporters Blog]

    * Speaking of Chicago, this could be an Odd Couple reboot: The drug dealer and his roommate, a local prosecutor. What goofy hijinks will they get into next? [Chicago Tribune]

    * This Australian reporter says the American legal system has evolved to conceal truth, not reveal it. See how long you can read this before smoke starts coming out your ears. [The Atlantic]

    * Happy Father’s Day! Even to all the famous, lawbreaking dads out there. [Attorney Fee]

    4 Comments / / Jun 15, 2012 at 4:33 PM
  • The Kardashian Sisters

    Celebrities, Jonathan Lee Riches, Pro Se Litigants, Ridiculousness

    Pro Se Filing of the Day: Jonathan Lee Riches v. The Kardashian Sisters

    Jonathan Lee Riches is back, and he’s sued the Kardashian sisters. What are his allegations?

    30 Comments / / Jun 11, 2012 at 12:25 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.13.11

    * It looks like Jonathan Lee Riches has some competition. Check out this crazy lawsuit filed against Apple (and many other defendants), by one David Louis Whitehead. Why do the wackos always have three names? [Apple Insider] * Check out Professor Glenn Reynolds’s interesting argument against a federally-mandated drinking age of 21. “If you get […]

    20 Comments / / Apr 13, 2011 at 6:24 PM
  • Jonathan Lee Riches, Lawsuit of the Day, Lunacy, Pro Se Litigants, Ridiculousness

    Pro Se Filing of the Day: Jonathan Lee Riches v. Jared Lee Loughner

    Over the past year, we haven’t covered a lot of the crazy lawsuits initiated by Jonathan Lee Riches. The man has sued everybody from Eliot Spitzer to Molly Ringwald. At some point, you get used to the drill. And there are always other crazy pro se litigants to write about. But the embarrassment of riches […]

    41 Comments / / Jan 26, 2011 at 1:58 PM