The Judge Who Hated Red Nail Polish by Ilona Bray J.D.
And Other Crazy but True Stories of Law and Lawyers (USA Today/Nolo Series)

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Bankrupt celebs, Typhoid Maryís court battles, lawsuits by sports fans, and much moreWith just over 1.1 million practicing lawyers in the U.S. today, this small portion of the population has produced no shortage of entertainment for the rest of us. Or is it just that Americans sue each other over the darndest things?

The Judge Who Hated Red Nail Polish & Other Crazy but True Stories of Law & Lawyers compiles fun legal facts, case histories, human interest tales and much more from among the often-hidden annals of legal history. Find out about:

how courts treat the sales of haunted houses
which gangster started the tradition of ìtaking the Fifthî
what judges in centuries past had to say about morality
whether you can legally keep treasure found in a sunken ship
the history of and customs surrounding British barristersí wigs
lawsuits over which fan caught the stray baseball
and, of course, the Supreme Court Judge who hated red nail polish
Perfect for lawyers, law students, or the trivia buff in your life, The Judge Who Hated Red Nail Polish shows how fun and interesting the law can be.

About Ilona Bray J.D.

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Bray is an author and legal editor at Nolo, specializing in real estate, immigration law, and nonprofit fundraising. She is co-author of Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home and also edits a number of Nolo's small business books. Bray's working background includes solo practice, nonprofit, and corporate stints, as well as long periods of volunteering, including an internship at Amnesty International's main legal office in London. She received her law degree and a Masters degree in East Asian (Chinese) Studies from the University of Washington. Richard Stim specializes in small business, copyright, patents, and trademark issues at Nolo. He practices law in San Francisco and has represented photographers, software developers, crafts people, publishers, musicians, and toy designers. He is the author of many books, including Music Law, and Profit From Your Idea. Stim also produces audiobooks, and performs and records with two bands. Nolo's legal editors are lawyers who have dedicated themselves to creating books and software that give people legal information in plain English. More than a dozen legal editors, who together have hundreds of year of legal experience, currently work on Nolo products.
Published April 21, 2010 by NOLO. 249 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Law & Philosophy, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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