Category Archives: That Oxymoron Known as the “Justice Court:” How To Practice Law without a License

Wayne County and the Justice Courts — Not Always a Good Combination

\\ DUH//  Ever wonder why being called a “315-er” is so insulting?  Well, we do have our share of trailer trash (and some of them don’t even live in trailers!) and lots of apples and grapes and potatoes and things, … Continue reading

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Who Put the ‘Moron’ in Oxymoron?

Damned if I know <shrug> but here are some nameless copyright-free Google Images of no one in particular to look at while we ponder that question. . . “Ahhh, only in Wayne County can I get this cushy job where … Continue reading

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What Eight Days of Legal Training Accomplishes

Lots of math here, so pay attention: While p. 4 of the 2008 Action Plan Two-Year Update claims that “new non-attorney justices now receive seven weeks of “pre-bench” training, consisting of alternating periods of at-home assignments (a total of five … Continue reading

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Section 17.2, Rules of the Chief Judge, In All Its Vague and Nebulous Glory

Did you think I was making all of this up?  Nope, it’s encased in law, which you can read for yourself right here, free of charge.   Section 17.2(a) evidently refers to the 8-day certification (although The Honorable Wannabes don’t have … Continue reading

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NY DMV Form C-58: Not a Law (and withdrawn besides)

What follows is an assessment written by a non-attorney citizen-taxpayer of how DMV Form C-58 related to a series of personal events.  It is not legal advice and should not be construed as such.   For a legal opinion on seat … Continue reading

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A judge in Wayne County WITH a brain? Yes, folks, there is ONE! And I found him!

Well, either that or hell froze over last Thursday. . .but if that happened Channel 8 would’ve sent out a truck and reported it live, and if they did I missed it all.  So, we really have no other choice … Continue reading

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How to Get Out of Jury Duty (Without Even Trying) in Ten Easy Steps

Get a ticket for not wearing your seat belt.  Hint:  The best way to do this is to provoke Officer Friendly by driving around the Town of O*****o in beautiful downtown Wayne County. Take your ticket (and your subsection 7 … Continue reading

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