Washington D.C. lawyer John B. Mezirow must be a funny guy.  In addition to being a “bike lawyer” and listed as one of the best lawyers in D.C. John edits an incredibly funny website called the Legal Juice.  You can look at it here.

The Juice reviews all those goofy legal stories you wonder about.  They check their facts, cite sources and give you the Real Juice!  It’s been nominated as one of the top 100 law blawgs by the American Bar Association for the 3rd year in a row.

If you like your legal news with a smiley face attached, check out The Legal Juice.

Steve Magas

Here’s a sample… from the December 10 edition …


Please, MADD, no emails. As a personal injury lawyer, the Juice is very aware of the dangers of drunk drivers. Fortunately, this guy didn’t hurt anyone. He had the good fortune to pass out while waiting for his food in a McDonald’s drive-thru in New Jersey! As reported by The Daily Journal:

Police responded to the McDonald’s for a report of an unconscious person in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in the drive-thru line at 1:30 p.m. Friday.

1:30 p.m.? Early start there, dude.

Officer Rick Earl said in his report that when he opened the driver’s side door of McRae’s truck, he smelled a strong odor of alcoholic beverage. McRae then awoke and said to the officer, “Hey, Sarge,” according to the report.

When Earl asked McRae if he had been drinking, McRae replied, “Yeah Sarge, I had a few, but we can work this out,” the report states.


McRae refused to perform field sobriety tests, according to the report, and was taken to police headquarters, where he needed help walking into the building. His vehicle was towed from the scene.

The charges?

… driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a breath test and reckless driving.

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