Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

“Arrest that elephant!” We all know that if you take your dog for a walk in most places, they need to be on a leash, fair enough. In San Francisco, however, those laws look like little panzy girls. Evidentely, you can not walk your elephant down Market Street in San Fran unless they are on […]

Some laws are just laws.  Don’t kill people.  Don’t steal cars.  Or police cars.  Don’t deface property.  Don’t not pay your taxes.  But, with the Halloween season fast approaching, I thought it would be fun to find some laws that are specifically related to Halloween. Some are kind of boring, like in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware […]

Wedded bliss.  Some achieve it, some don’t.  We hear a lot about what you should do when you’re planning a wedding – from centerpiece ideas to prenuptial agreements – but we don’t hear much about the weird marriage-related laws that nobody bothered to repeal.  In this case, there is a reason nobody repealed it – […]

While there are many, many stories of romances that begin online ending in happily-ever-after, sometime the method doesn’t quite work.  In fact, sometimes the method is so far from working that lawyers are involved. Take, for instance, the example of Matthew Evans.  Evans was *this* close to canceling his subscription to the dating website in […]