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The Judge Who Hated Red Nail Polish: And Other Crazy but True Stories of Law and Lawyers
     

The Judge Who Hated Red Nail Polish: And Other Crazy but True Stories of Law and Lawyers

by Ilona Bray J.D., Richard Stim Attorney, Nolo Editors
 

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 taking the Fifth what judges in centuries past

Overview

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 taking the Fifth 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 barristers' wigs lawsuits over which fan caught the stray baseball and, of course, the Supreme Court Judge who hated red nail polish

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413311914
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
04/21/2010
Pages:
249
Product dimensions:
9.04(w) x 6.06(h) x 0.53(d)

Meet the Author

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.

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.

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