October 23, 2013

"If you allow it for Mr. Davis, you allow it for Ms. Adams, Mr. Jones and everyone else."

So said the Stevenson, Alabama city attorney "adding that this was the most protracted litigation in the city since a case a few years ago involving something about pigs."

From a long NYT article about a man who buried his wife in his front yard.

4 comments:

MadisonMan said...

I'd bill the city for the expenses.

There is no ordinance against it. So why are they suing?

The problem was initially asking for permission. He should asked only if there was an ordinance against it.

Ann Althouse said...

But the city won in the state supreme court, so obviously the law is on the other side.

CatherineM said...

"This house comes with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and the previous owners in the front yard."

EDH said...

And out front, there's a dead skunk in the middle of the road.