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October 31, 2009
LAW: For My Next Witness, I Call Mr. Peanut

From AmLaw Daily, a classic Halloween tale of sexual harassment litigation. Worth reading the whole thing, but this is undoubtedly the highlight:

Cognex and its CEO, Robert Shillman, retained Lukey, and she sat in on what she remembers as a six-day deposition of Shillman. That's when the case took a bizarre turn. Shillman--known for his sense of humor and his devotion to Halloween, Lukey says--wore a different Halloween costume to each day of his deposition. The get-ups included a priest costume (complete with garlic necklace to repel vampires) and, most memorably for Lukey, a full Mr. Peanut costume, top hat and all. One problem: The hat made the costume top-heavy, and Shillman at one point toppled out of his chair when he tried to lean back, Lukey says.
Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:09 PM | Law 2009-14 | Comments (4) | TrackBack (0)

Thank you -- I had a rare LOL moment.

Posted by: chrisa798 at October 31, 2009 2:41 PM

Crank-its the World Series-come on we need some baseball posts.

Posted by: dch at November 1, 2009 11:16 AM

Series appears to be over, Yanks seem to have an extra-Lee pitching edge, so I thank Crank for letting us be.

Posted by: Tab Galloway at November 1, 2009 1:44 PM

It's just the typical, conservative media bias against the Yankees.

Posted by: MVH at November 1, 2009 3:32 PM
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