Judicious Jokes: Some Legal Holiday Humor
“There’s nothing funnier than a lawyer,” said no one ever (except maybe lawyers who laugh at their own jokes). However, the law does lead to some funny situations, especially around the holidays. I’ve rounded up a few of the funniest legal mishaps and tidbits related to the holidays for your reading pleasure. Hopefully a few of these make you laugh and take away some of the stress that comes with the holiday season.
- First up, we visit some of the Most Outrageous Christmas Crimes. Faking a heart attack to cover up theft and stabbing someone with a ceramic squirrel are definitely not on my Christmas 2023 BINGO card.
- Next is a collection of some of the most Bizarre Christmas Laws. The good news is that employees in Mexico are safe from receiving a subscription to the Jelly of the Month Club as a holiday bonus.
- For those lawyers struggling to find the holiday spirit, a kind lawyer codified the sentiment by translating the classic holiday hit “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” into statutory language. This is now the only version of this song I will sing to my children. They will be thrilled.
- Finally, I’ll leave you with something that isn’t necessarily law related, but brings out the argumentative nature in nearly everyone I know: a list of the Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time. Maybe its finally time to put the debate to rest and agree that “Die Hard” is, in fact, a Christmas Movie.
While we lawyers may not be the funniest people in town (though I beg to differ), we do know how important it is to share some laughter and cheer at this time of year. We truly appreciate all of our Lancaster Law Blog readers, clients, friends, and colleagues. We wish you all Happy Holidays and best wishes for a healthy and prosperous New Year.