Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Tramps Like Us, Baby We Were Born to Cite!



The big day is almost here, see you all at lunchtime:
LUNCHEON MEETING FEATURING
THE HONORABLE JONATHAN GOODMAN

Guest Speaker:
The Honorable Jonathan Goodman, United States Magistrate Judge,
will address the must-hear-this topic:

"Rock & Roll Music in Judicial Opinions"

When: Wednesday, April 11, 2012
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Where: The Bankers Club
One Biscayne Tower
2 South Biscayne Blvd., 14th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
I'm sure the good Judge will point out that none other than Bobby D is the most-cited songwriter in legal opinions.

Here is the list from a recent study:

1. Bob Dylan -- 186 instances
2. The Beatles -- 74 instances
3. Bruce Springsteen -- 69 instances
4. Paul Simon -- 59 instances
5. Woody Guthrie -- 43 instances
6. Rolling Stones -- 39 instances
7. Grateful Dead -- 32 instances
8. Simon & Garfunkel -- 30 instances
9. Joni Mitchell -- 28 instances
10. R.E.M. -- 27 instances

Question -- is it possible to cite a song lyric in 300 characters or less?

Survey says:
3 Urban, Keith. “You Look Good In My Shirt.” Lyrics. Golden Road. Capitol, 2002, available at http://www.lyrics007.com/Keith%20Urban%20Lyrics/You%20Look%20Good%20In%20My%20Shirt%20Lyrics.html. Born in New Zealand, Urban is a country singer/songwriter who was voted Top New Male Vocalist at the 2001 Country Music Association Awards. He was named CMA’s Entertainer of the Year in 2005. In 2006, Urban won his first Grammy Award and married Australian-born actress Nicole Kidman later that year. Keith Urban Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story, http://www.biography.com/people/keith-urban-193217 (last visited Nov. 21, 2011). Based on preliminary research, it does not appear that Mr. Urban has released any songs expressly discussing the concept of Article III standing.
 And also:
The lyric is from the song “The Waiting,” the lead single from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ album Hard Promises, released in 1981. Although now 30 years old, the song is still used in popular culture. It was featured in at least one promotional spot for the fifth season of the television situation comedy “The Office” and is used at Philadelphia Flyers home games (when officials are reviewing a play). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_ Waiting_(song) (last visited 5/16/2011). See also http://www.lyricstime.com/tom-petty-the-waiting-lyrics (last visited 5/16/2011).
Oy veh -- next he'll take two paragraphs to explain what "it's better to be safe than sorry" means.

(Strike that).

Oh I kid the good judge -- the fact is this will be a fantastic presentation and I'm really looking forward to it.

See you all at lunch!

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

When I was an ASA. David O. Markus filed a great motion to suppress, with section headers that quoted Kenny Rodgers, The Gambler.

Dore

Anonymous said...

Quit sucking up

Anonymous said...

Sorry SFL the speech was C-.

Godwhacker said...

Where is Pink Floyd on that list? Certainly anything off The Wall or Animals would be appropriate!

Anonymous said...

Нey I know this is off topic but I was wondeгing if you knew of any widgets I could add to my blog that automatically tweеt my neweѕt twittеr updates.
I've been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this. Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new updates.

http://usedbuckettrucks223.tripod.com/
My web site utility trailers

Anonymous said...

Wow that was oԁd. I just wrоte an verу lοng comment but after I clickeԁ submіt my comment
didn't show up. Grrrr... well I'm not writing all thаt oveг again.

Regаrdless, juѕt wаnted
to say supеrb blog!

Мy homеpage :: dallas tx
Also see my website - car insurance dallas

Anonymous said...

I am really impressеd together with уour writing abilities as well аs
with the lаyout fοr yοur weblog.
Iѕ this a pаid subjeсt matter or did you moԁify it yourself?
Εither way keeρ up thе nice high qualіty ωriting, it's rare to see a nice weblog like this one today..

Feel free to visit my web-site - www.efficienttaxiservice.com

Anonymous said...

buy valium colour of valium pills - valium diazepam effects

Anonymous said...

Hi, I do think thіs is a great sitе. I stumbledupon it ;) I
am going tο comе baсk yеt again
since i hаve book markeԁ it. Ϻoneу and freedοm is the best wаy tо change, maу you
be rich anԁ continue to help οther people.



my webpage: how to buy and Sell cars

Anonymous said...

Good web site you have got here.. Itís hard to find high quality writing like yours these days.
I honestly appreciate people like you! Take care!!

Feel free to visit my blog post latest celeb news