• This brings new meaning to 'cigarette butt'

    Drinking, Non-Sequiturs, Rank Stupidity, Rape, Tobacco / Smoking

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.08.12

    * This guy gets an A for imagination, but he fails the whole “How do you not realize that emergency dispatch will not send you a ride to go on a beer run, even if you call 911 nine times” test. [WCTI12]

    * You know you’re addicted to cigarettes when you’ll smoke cigarettes that were hidden in a baby’s diaper. Then again, smoking already involves inhaling something covered in s**t. [Legal Juice]

    * If you think tenants should get screwed because of a landlord who can’t pay his bills, you’re probably a horrible landlord. [The Consumerist]

    * A 49-year-old attorney is charged with sexually assaulting a 24-year-old woman in her room at the Chicago W Hotel. Bad news Bears. Seriously, ugh. [Chicago Tribune]

    * Just give me all the foreclosed homes you have. Wait, wait. I worry what you just heard was ‘give me a lot of foreclosed homes.’ What I said was: Give me all the foreclosed homes you have. Do you understand? [My Fox Detroit via Legal Blog Watch]

    * Whoever produces public-service announcements forgot that not only are drugs bad but so is a propensity toward violent anger. One could argue the latter is more likely to land you in jail. Either way, hilarious. [Buzz Feed]

    0 Comments / / Aug 8, 2012 at 6:22 PM
  • angry law student

    Law Schools, Rudeness, UVA Law

    PSA: Don’t Take Out Your Frustrations On Support Staff

    Taking out your frustrations on those with no power is never cool…

    82 Comments / / May 10, 2012 at 2:16 PM
  • Biglaw, Email Scandals, Technology

    ATL Public Service Announcement: Watch Out for ‘Brian Willmer’ of ‘Willmer Hale’

    Is “phishing” running rampant throughout the legal community? A few weeks ago, Professor Charles Nesson of Harvard Law School fell victim to a phishing scam. As the HLS Help Desk helpfully explained at the time, “Phishing emails are fraudulent email messages claiming to be from a legitimate source that ask you to send confidential information […]

    15 Comments / / Jan 5, 2011 at 4:45 PM
  • Crime, Law Schools, Rudeness

    Bathroom Etiquette for Lawyers

    Welcome to Above the Law’s remedial skills class for current and aspiring attorneys. Here, we will trying to help people who were so busy studying in law school or servicing clients that they missed some crucial life lessons along the way. Today we’ve got a special lesson for all of you who were raised in […]

    83 Comments / / Oct 7, 2010 at 1:46 PM
  • Court Reporters / Stenographers, Screw-Ups, State Judges

    ATL Public Service Announcement: Procrastination Does Have Consequences

    Is trouble brewing in Paradise? And no, we’re not referring to the computer and wi-fi problems that are causing us to blog at a somewhat sluggish leisurely pace today, here in sunny Miami. We now bring you a bit of local color, about allegedly procrastinating court reporters in south Florida….

    4 Comments / / Mar 12, 2007 at 3:07 PM