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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Further Weird Cases: Comic and Bizarre Cases from Courtrooms around the World isbn 9780854901340

More Weird Cases: Comic and Bizarre Cases from Courtrooms around the World


ISBN13: 9780854901005
New Edition ISBN: 9780854901340
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780854900619
Published: November 2011
Publisher: Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £11.95



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The first book in this series, Weird Cases was published in 2009 and contained cases which had been dealt with by the courts in the previous two years. The parade of extraordinary human disputes and irregularities that are heard in law courts has, however, run on unabated since then.

More Weird Cases provides a further instalment of extraordinary cases from around the world that have featured in the author’s popular column in The Times Online.

The cases featured in More Weird Cases are those that truly stand out as odd, even among all the unusual dramas that challenge the courts:-

  • the case of the man caught with a substantial quantity of marijuana who said in his defence that he only possessed the drug for the purposes of de-worming his ducks;
  • a case where the court authorities didn’t accept that ‘being a cat’ was a proper excuse not to serve on a jury;
  • and one where a man was granted a divorce because his wife thought about having sex with another man.
This book is a highly entertaining read for anyone who enjoys reading about the more bizarre aspects of human life that fetch up in the law courts at the beginning of the 21st century.

"You will find plenty to keep you entertained and laughing out loud ... while the book is compact, concise and easy to pick up, be warned you may not be putting it down for quite a while"

Young Lawyer

Subjects:
Wildy, Simmonds and Hill, Legal Humour
Contents:

Chapter 1: Punishment and Compensation
Chapter 2: Love and Sex
Chapter 3: Food, Drink and Drugs
Chapter 4: Judges
Chapter 5: Death and Violence
Chapter 6: Children and Animals
Chapter 7: On the Road
Chapter 8: Lawyers
Chapter 9: Jurors, Friends and Neighbours
Chapter 10: Technology

Series: WS&H: Legal Humour

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