Friday Funbag: Best In Rem Case Names

Yes, these are real cases: 

  • U. S. v. 422 Casks of Wine
  • United States v. Approximately 64,695 Pounds of Shark Fins
  • R.M.S. Titanic, Inc. v. The Wrecked and Abandoned Vessel, R.M.S. Titanic
  • United States v. Article Consisting of 50,000 Cardboard Boxes More or Less, Each Containing One Pair of Clacker Balls
  • United States v. 11 1/4 Dozen Packages of Articles Labeled in Part Mrs. Moffat’s Shoo-Fly Powders for Drunkenness
  • A Book Named “John Cleland’s Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure”, et al. v. Attorney General of Massachusetts
  • U.S. v. 2,507 Live Canary Winged Parakeets
  • U.S. v. One Lucite Ball Containing Lunar Material (One Moon Rock) and One Ten Inch by Fourteen Inch Wooden Plaque
  • South Dakota v. Fifteen Impounded Cats
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