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Court Reporter Reveals Ridiculous Things They've Overheard

This one's an oldie but a goldie! The verdict's in and some of these are actually probably real. It might be hard to accept that some people are indeed this stupid, but I mean, come on, we're regularly featuring stupidity soaring to new heights here. 

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Guy Gets in a Row with Treasurer (Again) Who Found His Viral Post About Her

This meta text exchange is an update from the guy who posted this exchange online where he got in a row with a treasurer for a charity who couldn't comprehend a payment plan. It's a good case study in miscommunication and pretty dramatic read. Anyway, looks like she discovered his post and well, he responded in pretty typical fashion, including posting the ensuing conversation.

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10+ Lawyers Share Their Best Most Badass "I Rest My Case" Moments

These lawyers witnessed the kind of moments in the courtroom that could only be justified by a conclusive, "I rest my case." Sometimes stupidity comes out in full force, and everyone's just left speechless, and there's nothing else to be said. Courtrooms seem to be a magnet for mindless stupidity and people showing off the worst sides of humanity. 

If all this courtroom drama got you going check out a series of free legal tips in no particular order over here.

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28 Free Legal Tips Every Moron Needs to Know

You can trust that L. Scott Briscoe has your back in whatever idiot-headed chicanery you find yourself "wrongly accused of." In any case, the man needs some numbers on bus benches we can call the next time we really get in deep when it's "no fault of our own." For more lawyer themed shenanigans, here are courtroom stories from a tumblr thread spotlighting how crazy it is that court reporters can keep straight faces.

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Bank Steals Money from Old Lady, Doesn't Expect Lawyer to Get Revenge

This one does not reflect well on the bank. This dude's brother went through years of extra work and thousands of documents in search of justice, and that's what he found.

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21 Lawyers Share The Most Obscure Laws They've Used In A Case

These lawyers are criminally clever. Man, it is crazy what has been written into the book of law that can ultimately serve to get your reckless self off the hook. Knowledge is power, and this is all the proof you need. 

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21 Defense Lawyers Share What It's Like Defending Guilty Clients

Defense lawyers have some steeled resolve. They wrestle with all kinds of crazed revelations from people looking to live their lives outside the cold metal bars that a law-abiding society would possibly, like to see them behind. In the case of these guilty clients, you're apt to learn a thing or two, about what you can expect from a defense lawyer, if you ever find yourself in need of one. 

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16 Perfectly Legal Things That Are Incredibly Unethical

Just cause it's legal doesn't mean that it's the RIGHT thing to do. These might leave you a bit troubled...

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17 Shook People Share the Most Lawfully Evil Things They've Ever Seen

Just because something is legal to do, does not mean it's the right thing to do. Here are some serious A-holes who sadly got what they wanted.

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19 Flabbergasted Lawyers Share Their Wildest "Oh Sh*t" Moments In Court

Chaos is ready to break out at a moment's notice in the courtroom. You never know when someone's steely poker face could give way to a hellish show of full-on CRAZY. 

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Expelled Plagiarizer Tries to Sue for Refund from Guy Who Helped Him Cheat

R/legaladvice is a place for people to ask if they have a legitimate case in whatever dispute they're in. People get in some real jams. Some people are more guilty than others. Like this genius.

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26 Shocking Confessions From Cops That'll Leave You Speechless

It's not often that we hear about the secret lives of cops. We might see them on duty every day, but we rarely hear about the way they feel about their job. That's what's so great about Whisper, a website where people can confess their secrets anonymously. The secrets we found out about cops are very interesting, and I will definitely think twice when I see a cop next. 

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Woman Live-Tweets Hilarious Encounter With Cops Over Massive Misunderstanding

This woman found herself in quite the hairy situation. Seriously though, can you imagine this happening to you? She seems to have handled the little absurd debacle quite well, and even raked in some Twitter fame off the occasion. 

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