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The Summer's Top 5 Strangest Blog Posts

By Laura Strachan, Esq. on August 24, 2011 9:56 AM

Here at FindLaw, we cover all things legal. Whether breaking down the elements of a crime or providing legal commentary on a breaking story, we are passionate about pointing out the legal angles inherent in everyday life.

This also applies to the legally strange.

We provide legal insight and explanation on downright silly behavior, lawsuits and arrests on our many legal blogs. Our attorney bloggers have had an interesting summer covering some bizarre people, places and events in the news and informing our readers of the legal issues and consequences that apply.

Here are few of the strangest for you.

So, in no particular order, here are the Summer's Top 5 Strangest Blog Posts:

  1. Divorcing Couple Builds Wall in their House: Ever wonder who gets the house in divorce proceedings? The division of physical property can be tricky, especially when children are involved. This couple decided they could both live in the family house, just with a wall in the middle.

  2. Man Sucked Into Resort Hot Tub Dies: In a disturbing turn of events, this lawsuit was over the death of a Sandals Resort guest that died after being sucked into a hot tub drain. The lawsuit alleges negligence, infliction of emotional distress, false imprisonment and product liability with a twist.

  3. Miracle-Gro Eyes Medical Marijuana Market: If there's one example of why you should pay attention to new laws and legislation, this is it.

  4. Indiana Police Officer Has Sex in City Pool While Children Watch: No one is above the law is the phrase that immediately comes to mind when reading this headline.

  5. Brazilian Woman Has Right to Masturbate at Work, Court Rules: The combination of severe anxiety and hypersexuality got this accountant a court-mandated masturbation break every two hours. Who said employment law was boring?

Even if the law is not always changing, applying the law to strange legal issues certainly keeps things interesting and entertaining.

So please, enjoy the strange cases we put our legal twist on, just don't become one!

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