• Cars, Lawsuit of the Day

    Michigan Lawyer Sues State Over Vanity License Plate

    As you know, we’re big fans of University of Michigan law students. From time to time, the students there commit acts of douchebaggery that are very funny. But who knew extreme toolishness extended to adults practicing in Michigan who didn’t even go to UM Law School? A Michigan area lawyer wanted to get a vanity […]

    67 Comments / / Apr 7, 2010 at 10:01 AM
  • Bad Ideas, Law Schools, Ridiculousness

    Michigan Law Secret Society Openly Mocked

    It’s been a while since we’ve had a good, hard laugh at the expense of Michigan law students. As the recession took hold, Michigan students stopped stealing sandwiches and cell phones. So maybe the latest spate of on-campus douchebaggery at Michigan is a sign that economy is picking back up? Or maybe it’s simply another […]

    198 Comments / / Mar 31, 2010 at 11:04 AM
  • Law Schools, Screw-Ups

    Cooley Law Dropout Learns a Lesson in Res Judicata

    Whenever we write about Thomas M. Cooley Law School, commenters cannot resist reminding us of Cooley’s business model. The school admits a large number of 1Ls. If they can’t hack it, they are dismissed. So what happens to the kids who couldn’t hack it at Cooley? Well, sometimes they sue the school for discrimination. But, […]

    73 Comments / / Mar 17, 2010 at 3:36 PM