Banana Appeal: The “Banana Lady” of Wisconsin loses her appeal: and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit also cites at least 17 frivolous federal lawsuits she’s filed regarding the intellectual property rights of her fruit-themed antics at children’s birthday parties, The Chicago Tribune reports.
Pot Chat: Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. tells of his “youthful experimentation” using marijuana, and how he is “cautiously optimistic” about how things are going in Washington state and Colorado following the legalization and state regulation of marijuana, The Huffington Post reports.
Law Schools Defended: Legal education gets an op-ed defense from Erwin Chemerinsky, dean and a professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, and Carrie Menkel-Meadow, a professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Law and at Georgetown University Law Center, in The New York Times.
Youthful Ignorance: Dozens of teenagers are now tweeting bomb jokes to American Airlines (and one has been arrested), The Washington Post reports.
Gruesome Revenge: Joseph Romano went from high-flying businessman to white-collar criminal, and now he was sentenced to life in prison for a plot to behead the federal judge and the prosecutor who had worked on his case, The New York Times reports.