law

Lawyers Break Down The Strangest Law They've Ever Used To Win A Case
Image by succo from Pixabay

I'm gonna be real, the only things I know about being a lawyer are from watching Better Call Saul. And Always Sunny, but specifically for learning about bird law. But if there's anything I do know about the courtroom, it's that the weirdest laws can be pulled out of thin air to drastically change a case's verdict.

Keep reading... Show less
People Describe The Weirdest Laws From Where They Live
Image by Sang Hyun Cho from Pixabay

It's amazing what the legalities are from place to place. I live in New England, and in Connecticut, passengers are allowed to drink alcohol in the car, as long as they aren't driving. Weed isn't legal there, but open containers in the car? Totally fine. At least we have something to look forward to as we cross the border.

Keep reading... Show less

Not every law is actually serviceable.

Sometimes, laws are just sort of oddly arbitrary and outdated. In Massachusetts, until very recently, if three women were on a lease together, the dwelling would be considered a brothel.

In other places, the laws just clearly exist because somebody did something dumb: such as hair dryers being required to list a warning on their packaging that says "do not use while sleeping."

What weird laws do you know about?

Keep reading... Show less