(Thanks to longtime reader of the blog Samuel Weiss for making a joke about #GivingTuesday that became the idea for this post.) In order to avoid giving holiday gifts to his coworkers, George sends letters to his colleagues claiming that "a donation has been made in your name to the Human Fund," a fake charity he … Continue reading “The Strike” – Non-Profit/Charity Law
Month: November 2018
“The Checks” – What is a Religion?
After George tells Kramer that the carpet cleaners he hired will clean his entire apartment for only $25, Kramer tells him that the cleaning company, The Sunshine Carpet Cleaners, are a crazy religious cult that use their cleaning services as a front to get into people's apartment and brainwash them. Legally speaking, is The Sunshine … Continue reading “The Checks” – What is a Religion?
“The Bris” – Circumcision
At the Bris of a newborn boy, Kramer tries to dissuade Stan and Myra from ritually circumcising their little guy according to the Jewish tradition. If Kramer really wanted to it, could he petition a court to stop the mohel from performing the circumcision? Could ritual circumcision be made illegal? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDABzGe94GU Non-therapeutic circumcision of male … Continue reading “The Bris” – Circumcision
“The Pilot” – Bathroom Law
(Special thanks to dear friend of the blog Rina Schiller, for her research that was utilized in the writing of this post. She can be followed on Twitter @RinaS and on Instagram @engiqueer.) After Kramer auditions for the role of "Kramer" in the pilot episode of Jerry, he is overcome with intestinal affliction and goes off … Continue reading “The Pilot” – Bathroom Law