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Frivolous Law Suits
Me vs. Myself
So was the case in 1995 when Robert Lee Brock, an inmate from Indian Creek Correctional Center, filed a very serious lawsuit against himself for $5 million. Why? Because he violated his own civil rights, duh?

"I caused myself to violate my religious beliefs," he scolded himself.

This stuff is serious so pay attention.

Brock argued that his religion forbids alcohol. So when he decided to drink in 1993, he went out and got arrested for breaking and entering and grand larceny. He demanded, angrily, $5 million from himself and argued that the state should pay it on his behalf because he was in the joint. Or as his lawsuit worded it, "am a ward of the state."

Of course the case was dismissed but not before the judge noted that it was a fresh and innovative look at civil rights.

Inmate Blames State for His Flatulence, Then Sues
According to a Michigan Assistant Attorney General testifying before the Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee, frivolous prisoner lawsuits are overburdening state and federal courts. In Case No. 9650302, a prisoner sued the state blaming the food in prison for his flatulence problem. The Attorney General's Office estimates the annual cost of defending the state against frivolous prisoner lawsuits to be several million dollars, all paid for by the state taxpayer.

Just a Few Thoughts
The best changes often start as single, simple thoughts. Think big, and discover how to make your dreams real.

I am only one,
But still I am one.
I cannot do everything,
But still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
- Edward Everett Hale

Dumbest Washington State Laws
Strangest Laws in Washington
No person may walk about in public if he or she has the common cold.
 
Exposing Contagious Disease Penalty
Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 70.54.050

Every person who shall willfully expose himself to another, or any animal affected with any contagious or infectious disease, in any public place or thoroughfare, except upon his or its necessary removal in a manner not dangerous to the public health; and every person so affected who shall expose any other person thereto without his knowledge, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

Criminal Intentions
A law to reduce crime states: "It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town." This law was set up to curb an ever increasing crime rate in the area. Due to its sheer stupidity; however, it is needless to say that the law has affected nothing.