Scholars at a for-profit educational institution in Florida have rolled out the new ‘DeVry Comma,’ which they say can be used “anytime and anywhere” in written manuscripts and even in legal pleadings and contracts.
Long overshadowed by footnote four, footnote three of the Carolene Products case may soon get his due, with a new fall docudrama on HBO chronicling his long struggle with alcoholism and drug abuse, which began shortly after release of the case. “I’m ready ready for prime time now,” footnote three said in a prepared statement. “I’m a fighter.”
An attorney in Cleveland admitted to her colleagues last week that she read an entire reported legal case and did not just skim it for legal quotes to include in a brief.
An attorney in federal court in Manhattan brought a “brilliant” and successful Rule 81(b) motion that ultimately led to dismissal of a writ brought against her client, according to the order released by the presiding judge in the case.
Judges cite specific examples of highly precise writing and are chastising counsel to “just let your mojo through.”