Tuesday, December 29, 2009

The Top 10 "weirdest" cases of 2009

Everyone loves a "Top 10" list, right?  Here's a good one courtesy of the UK's timesonline blog. There's almost certainly some fun hypothetical writing problem material within this list that includes the case of the Florida man who "sued a men’s briefs manufacturer claiming he was injured on a beach holiday by their badly designed underwear. He claimed the briefs 'gaped open and acted like a sandbelt on my privates.'"  Another case making the list involved a UK woman who violated a local noise ordinance due to excessive screaming during sex.  

Council environmental officers were dispatched to set up recording equipment in a property neighbouring that of Caroline Cartwright to measure the level of shrieking and moaning that could be heard through the walls and outside on the street. The judge said 'At the point of climax there may be some involuntary noise but three hours of shrieking was unacceptable.

 You can read the rest of the best here.

Hat tip to the Legal Blog Watch.

I am the scholarship dude.

(jbl)

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