Miscellaneous


Get a Smell at These Emails

This isn't strictly law-related, except that the point of these emails seem to be to drive traffic to some terrible law-related site. But I'm going to make an exception here. If you write a blog you will, at some point,…


Peeps in Law Contest: Voting is Open

I previously mentioned the ABA Journal's "Peeps in Law" diorama contest, but now all the entries are in and the voting is underway. Clearly the best entry this year was "The Emergency Peepsquatch Ordinance," by Lee Rawles: Unfortunately for these two…


Peeps in Law Contest 2014

It's time again for the ABA Journal's Peeps diorama contest—entry details here, although this doesn't really need too much in the way of explanation except for the deadline (April 6) and where to send your diorama pictures (peeps@abajournal.com). Here are…


About the Author

Kevin Underhill is a partner in the San Francisco office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, and to the surprise of many, himself included, has been with the firm for over 20 years. He has been funny for much but not…


Today’s Huffington Post Segment

If you're interested, here's this week's edition of "Legalese It," the Friday panel discussion of random legal issues hosted by Mike Sacks and (this week) featuring me, Elie Mystal of ATL and Jessica Mederson of e-Discovery Matters on the panel. We discussed…


On Huffington Post Live Today

I was on the Huffington Post just now as part of a panel discussing topics including (1) the Virginia AG's decision not to enforce the state constitution's ban on gay marriage, (2) the Florida candidate who unironically suggested that President…


Colorado Removes “420” Mile Marker

The problem is the number's association with the practice of smoking marijuana. Not that Colorado has a problem with that; as I'm sure you all know, it's now legal there to use or possess up to an ounce. It's just…


Comical Case Names: Terrible v. Terrible

Somewhat surprisingly, there is nothing else funny about the opinion itself, but it still qualifies for the Comical Case Names Page. Terrible v. Terrible, 534 P. 2d 919 (Nev. 1975). The parties had been divorced in 1971 after a proceeding I…