• 'The Onion' filed a real brief with the Supreme Court supporting man jailed for making fun of cops

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    When was the last time you've read an amicus brief? If you're not involved in the legal profession, chances are you may have never actually spent precious time reading one. This amicus brief could change that. It was submitted by The Onion , which describes itself in the brief as "the world's leading news publication" with "4.3 trillion" readers that maintains "a towering standard of excellence to which the rest of the industry aspires." In addition to running a highly successful news publication, The Onion said it "owns and operates the majority of the world's transoceanic shipping lanes...
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