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Loopy Laws And Legal Lovers

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The New Mexico state legislature once considered an amendment to a bill that would have required some expert witnesses in court cases to dress like wizards. 

It didn't become law, but many oddball approaches to the legal system DO get into the books. 

And a new book called The Emergency Sasquatch Ordinance runs down some of the highlights... including the "dress like a wizard bill." 

Which, by the way, was only 20 years ago.  Lawyer and humorist (now THERE'S a combo) Kevin Underhill wrote the book and joins us to talk about it.    
 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.