Question of the Week

What's the Most Entertaining Hollywood-Themed Footnote You've Read?

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Last week, we learned about a federal judge who dug deep into her popular culture library to cite Woody Allen’s 1977 Annie Hall when granting a BigLaw firm more deposition time.

The joke: “Two elderly women are at a Catskill mountain resort, and one of ‘em says, ‘Boy, the food at this place is really terrible.’ The other one says, ‘Yeah, I know; and such small portions.’ “

This made us wonder how often judges use similar references in decisions and footnotes. With Oscar season under way, tell us…

What’s the most entertaining Hollywoodesque footnote or reference in a decision you’ve read?

Answer in the comments below.

Read last week’s question and answers about which songs you would include on a lawyer’s playlist.

Our Favorite Answer From Last Week:

Excerpted from an answer by Patricia Werschultz: “My Attorney Bernie”; words and music, Dave Frishberg.

I’m impressed, with my attorney Bernie
I’m impressed, with his influential friends
He’s got very big connections
and I follow his directions
Bernie knows his way around
and so I always do what Bernie recommends.

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