Monday, June 15, 2009

Comical Case Names

Drunkenness of Noah, Oil on canvas, 103 x 157 ...Drunkenness image via Wikipedia

From Lowering the Bar. Legal Humor. Seriously, by Kevin Underhill:

United States v. 11 1/4 Dozen Packages of Articles Labeled in Part Mrs. Moffat’s Shoo-Fly Powders for Drunkenness, 40 F. Supp. 208 (W D.N.Y. 1941) (holding product was misbranded because it was not in fact a cure or treatment for drunkenness).

Julius Goldman's Egg City v. United States, 464 U.S. 814 (1983).

United States v. Approximately 64,695 Pounds of Shark Fins, No. 05-56274 (9th Cir. Mar. 17, 2008).

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