You're probably aware that the University of Alabama has canceled any classes that might possibly interfere with students'
drinkingenjoyment of the BCS Championship, but now some lawyers have asked a judge to shut down the state's legal system as well.
A email is being passed around the offices of people who should really be working on other things at legal firms all over the country. It contains a motion for continuance filed for a civil case in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama. (County seat? Birmingham. Of course.) The case is scheduled to go to trial on January 4, 2010 ... three days before the local football squad plays Texas.