Friday Links

Depicted above is the cover of Judge Dredd #2, published 30 years ago in 1983.  You may have learned of the character from the two big budget forgettable films it spawned (one starring Sylvester Stallone as the title character, the other featuring Karl Urban in the role). But who is Judge Dredd? Of what judiciary does he call himself a member? Wikipedia tells us that he is “an American law enforcement officer in a violent city of the future where uniformed Judges are empowered to arrest, sentence, and execute criminals at the scene of crime.” So he’s a municipal judge? We have always wondered if Judge Dredd has a civil litigation counterpart. We’d watch that movie.

Can you believe that it was two years ago this month that R.E.M. called it quits? Revisit our post “The Life and Death of R.E.M.,” originally published on September 26, 2011.

Cheap Trick remains in litigation. Cue the “I Want You To Sue Me” jokes.

We wonder how many of our dear readers were at the Mumford & Sons concert this past Wednesday in Simpsonville, South Carolina, just a few short miles from our Greenville home office. It was very, very crowded.

The latest edition of the G-Bar News is out! That’s the Greenville, South Carolina local bar association’s publication, if you are not already in the know. See here ( and be sure to check out page 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 for references to GWB attorneys!).

By the way, don’t forget that today is Friday the 13th. Be careful out there, folks. (Please note that we resisted the urge to post the cover of a Friday The 13th comic book adaptation.).

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