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Vol 23 No 5 May/June 2018

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Ludicrous Laws and Mindless Misdemeanors

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ISBN13: 9780471138976
ISBN: 0471138975
Published: August 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Did you know that...It is illegal to walk on the statehouse roof in South Carolina. Oklahoma law specifies that you may not trespass at night and injure melons. Several states have enacted a ""Veggie Hate Crimes"" act that forbids you from disparaging their produce. And Washington, D.C. forbids you from marrying your mother-in-law. Yes, senseless statutes really do pepper the nation's lawbooks. Attorney Lance Davidson's humorous short takes reveal scores of ludicrous laws, bizarre decisions, and true-life anecdotes that demonstrate just how quirky the law can be. Includes reliable case references and citations. * Features amusing quotes, quips, and even the occasional lawyer joke. LANCE S. DAVIDSON (Scottsdale, Arizona) is a writer, real estate attorney, and consultant. He is also the author of The Ultimate Reference Book: The Wit's Thesaurus.

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Food and Drink. Pets and Animals. Politics, Patriotism, and Religion. Sports and Games. Health and Safety. Sex. Trains, Cars, and Wacky Drivers. Crimes and Criminals. Grab Bag of More Weird Laws. Media and Pop Culture. Courtship, Marriage, and Divorce. Taxes and Big Business. Prison and Punishment. Wills. Lawyers. Judges. Poetic Justice. Just Plain Silly. Mixed Bag. Sources. Indexe of Names.