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|#6203||A Los Angeles judge ruled that "a citizen may snore with immunity in|
his own home, even though he may be in possession of unusual and
exceptional ability in that particular field."
|#6204|| A Los Angeles judge ruled that "a citizen may snore with immunity in|
his own home, even though he may be in possession of unusual and exceptional
ability in that particular field."
|#6205|| A man walked into a bar with his alligator and asked the bartender,|
"Do you serve lawyers here?".
"Sure do," replied the bartender.
"Good," said the man. "Give me a beer, and I'll have a lawyer for
|#6206|| A New York City judge ruled that if two women behind you at the|
movies insist on discussing the probable outcome of the film, you have the
right to turn around and blow a Bronx cheer at them.
|#6207||A New York City ordinance prohibits the shooting of rabbits from the|
rear of a Third Avenue street car -- if the car is in motion.
|#6208||A Riverside, California, health ordinance states that two persons may|
not kiss each other without first wiping their lips with carbolized rosewater.
|#6209||A small town that cannot support one lawyer can always support two.|
|#6210||According to Arkansas law, Section 4761, Pope's Digest: "No person|
shall be permitted under any pretext whatever, to come nearer than
fifty feet of any door or window of any polling room, from the opening
of the polls until the completion of the count and the certification of
|#6211||According to Kentucky state law, every person must take a bath at least|
once a year.
|#6212||After 35 years, I have finished a comprehensive study of European|
comparative law. In Germany, under the law, everything is prohibited,
except that which is permitted. In France, under the law, everything
is permitted, except that which is prohibited. In the Soviet Union,
under the law, everything is prohibited, including that which is
permitted. And in Italy, under the law, everything is permitted,
especially that which is prohibited.
-- Newton Minow,
Speech to the Association of American Law Schools, 1985
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