“The Gymnast” – Garbage Law

After George spots an eclair in the garbage bin at Mrs. Enright's home (his girlfriend, Lindsay's, mother), he reaches into the trash can to enjoy the baked delight. Bum status notwithstanding, was George within his legal rights to take the eclair out of the trash? Who actually owns the garbage? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOCGwm-hmd8 Trash is considered abandoned … Continue reading “The Gymnast” – Garbage Law

“The Beard” – Sexual Orientation Discrimination

UPDATE: The below analysis was conducted before the Supreme Court ruled on June 15, 2020 that sexual orientation is protected from employment discrimination. Robert can shave his beard Elaine's friend Robert is afraid that he will be fired from his job because he is gay. To fool his boss into thinking he is straight, Elaine … Continue reading “The Beard” – Sexual Orientation Discrimination

“The Hamptons” – NY Kosher Laws

After Rachel inadvertently sees George's shrinkage, George gets his revenge on her by tricking Rachel into eating non-Kosher food - lobster - in the omelette he makes her for breakfast. Can George be in legal trouble for tricking Rachel into eating non kosher food? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbJSg4AlV78 New York's first Kosher law was struck down in 2002 … Continue reading “The Hamptons” – NY Kosher Laws