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The wheels of justice grind on:

Mother-in-law sues comedian. Apparently, Sunda Croonquist's mother-in-law can't take a joke. The comedian's routine includes frequent jokes about her mother-in-law. Now, the mother-in-law is hoping to have the last laugh with a lawsuit filed in federal court in New Jersey.

Smoker's daughter awarded $13 million. A state court jury in Los Angeles decided this week that cigarette maker Philip Morris USA should pay $13.8 million in punitive damages to the daughter of a longtime smoker.

Anti-spam activist loses lawsuit -- and most of his possessions. Even before the 9th Circuit issued its searing rebuke last week of the lawsuit by anti-spammer James Gordon, the company he sued had showed up to collect on the attorneys' fees it was awarded in the trial court.

Posted by Robert J. Ambrogi on August 26, 2009 at 07:15 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)


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