Privacy, DMCA, and Other Legal Stuff

Your Privacy–edited by a law professor who teaches and writes about privacy law–considers privacy to be important. does not intentionally share your personal information with anyone without permission (see below for assumed permission to post the names of persons making content submissions).

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy and Collection of Personal Information

We don’t foresee a lot of kids visiting, but if they do, we’re supposed to tell you, and it’s true, that does not intentionally collect personal information from anyone, regardless of their age.

If you contact us, you’ll be asked to fill in a field with a name and email address.

If you make a submission to, such as a  Strange Judicial Opinion, Law School Story or Legal Oddity, let us know if you don’t want your name posted with it.  We appreciate submissions and like to thank people for them.

Beyond that, we don’t try to collect any information, although you should know that whenever you go on the web or to any website, lots of other folks are collecting and aggregating your data.

Links to Third-Party Websites

This site includes links to other sources. is not responsible for the privacy policies of those sites.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

The contents of this privacy policy may be altered at any time without notice. If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, contact us.

Use of Images on–DMCA Info

As a somewhat educational, non-profit, non-commercial site dedicated to parody, satire, and other humor, claims fair use protection under copyright law when it borrows images for use in connection with posts. Thanks for your good humor and understanding.

Of course, it is our policy to respond to any infringement notice and take appropriate action under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable intellectual property law.

If you find an image on to which you own the copyright and object to the image being used, contact us using the Contact link and we’ll remove it. If the issue is only that the image lacks proper attribution, please consider simply sending us the appropriate credit info, which we’ll be happy to add. Then it’s win-win for everyone.

Before making removal requests, please remember that is a tasteful, good-natured, educational, noncommercial site. We’re just trying to add a little legal lightness and levity to the world.

Permissions Requests

In the spirit and tradition of the Grateful Dead, usually will grant free permission to reprint items from to noncommercial publication vehicles, provided that proper attribution is given. Send permissions requests via the Contact link found at the top of every page.

Andrew Jay McClurg is a law professor whose teaching and research interests include tort law, products liability, legal education, privacy law and firearms policy. He holds the Herbert Herff Chair of Excellence in Law at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
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Funny Law School Stories
For all its terror and tedium, law school can be a hilarious place. Everyone has a funny law school story. What’s your story?

Strange Judicial Opinions
Large collection of oddball and off-the-wall judicial opinions and orders.

Product Warning Labels
A variety of warning labels, some good, some silly and some just really odd. If you come encounter a funny or interesting product warning label, please send it along.

Tortman! Andrew J McClurg
Tortland collects interesting tort cases, warning labels, and photos of potential torts. Raise risk awareness. Play "Spot the Tort."

Weird Patents
Think it’s really hard to get a patent? Think again.

Legal Oddities
From the simply curious to the downright bizarre, a collection of amusing law-related artifacts.

Spot the Tort
Have fun and make the world a safer place. Send in pictures of dangerous conditions you stumble upon (figuratively only, we hope) out there in Tortland.

Legal Education
Collecting any and all amusing tidbits related to legal education.

Harmless Error
McClurg's twisted legal humor column ran for more than four years in the American Bar Association Journal.