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    Friday Bonus: Caption Contest

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    Welcome to another Courtoons Caption Contest . . . .

    Same rules as last time (submit entries as comments).  Contest is open until Thursday, April 23, 2009, at 11:59 pm EST.  Winner receives signed high-quality print inside a matted frame.  Winner will be announced April 25, 2009.

    48 responses to “Friday Bonus: Caption Contest”

    1. First Poster says:

      When the long arm of the law isn’t enough.

    2. Anonymous says:

      what expectation of privacy?

    3. Spreague says:

      The prosecutor is hoping that Kyllo v. United States does not prohibit evidence seized in “plain view” due to freak mutations.

    4. ManPrison says:

      Spreague took mine. >:(

    5. Ali says:

      Demand for human-giraffe cross-breeding explodes after the development of the “policeman at the elbow” test

    6. Rhubarb says:

      Terrier Stop

    7. TK says:

      When called to testify after the incident, the only thing Lucy could remember about the officer was his beady eyes.

    8. Tim says:

      “Ello, Ello. What’s all this, then?”

    9. hyramgraff says:

      Not impersonating an police officer … in the Ninth Circuit.

    10. rob says:

      lol at Rhubarb’s terrier stop!

    11. Anonymous says:

      Just as Little Johnny finished putting salt on a worm he looked up and realized he had made a terrible mistake.

    12. Alex says:

      Lex Luthor had grown accustomed to Superman, but Mr. Incredible still gave him the heebie-jeebies.

    13. Matt Bycer says:

      Oliver v. United States

    14. MissConductPDX says:

      Officer Jones had been teased mercilessly at the academy for his freak mutation. It only took one “plain-view” case for the enitre force to see his worth.

    15. Joe V says:

      Officer Plainview was the ACLU’s worst nightmare.

    16. CJG says:

      Lawful Terry stop pursuant to the Fantastic Fourth Amendment

    17. AC says:

      Officer Dhalsim tries really hard to keep his Street Fighter past in check after the last mishap with his Yoga Flame.

    18. JMS says:

      Seargent Peakover v. Martijuana: A case in which “devices available to the general public” was changed to “devices available to the normal general public”


      Reason for dismissal of Seargent Peakover: necking in public.

    19. Michael J. Wasser says:

      In light of slumping tax revenue, the police develop new ways of ticketing pooper-scooper violators.

    20. JPS says:

      “Long-Arm Statute Inspector” or “Long-Arm Statute Enforcement”

    21. Alex says:

      When upper-cuts go drastically wrong.

    22. Nick says:

      Officer Plainview is clearly missing some curtilage.

    23. sam says:

      Had the young boy walking his dog after curfew been black, LAPD officer Rubberparts would have instead extended the hand holding the club first

    24. David says:

      ACLU members get a cold shiver as Officer I. N. Plainview starts his first beat patrol.

    25. Vic says:

      Cop: Nothing to see here, move along, move along.
      Caption: “Rubbernecking” has never officially been declared illegal.

    26. JWM says:

      Officer: “Hello, good citizen. I’m Officer Necky McLongneck.”
      Pedestrian: “Hello, Officer McLongneck. My goodness! You sure do have an amazing neck! I’m so impressed!”
      Dog: “So, what?! I’m a f’n dog that can talk!”

    27. A says:

      Dissatisfied with the inapplicability of long-arm jurisdiction in the criminal context, the state legislature experimented with long-neck jurisdiction.

    28. Ryan says:

      Go Go Gadget Fourth Amendment Violator!

    29. Ryan says:

      What happens when you eat the fruit of the poisonous tree

    30. WPS says:

      The T1000 becomes “general public use” under Kyllo.

    31. Vic says:

      Aware of his parole violations; “Shorty” Davis was forced to walk through town disguised as a dog to avoid police scrutiny.

    32. S.A. says:

      Why pre-arrest, pre-Miranda silence should not be used as substantive evidence of guilt: example #14.

    33. Amused says:

      Officer Terry used one of his superpowers to determine if there was probable cause stop little Joey for dognapping.

    34. Amused says:


      Officer Terry used one of his superpowerS to determine if there was probable cause to stop little Joey on suspicion of dognapping.

    35. Law Clerk says:

      It was quite a stretch for Officer PlasticMan to conclude that there was reasonable suspicion to stop Johnny.


      It was quite a stretch for Officer PlasticMan to conclude that the cocaine concealed in Fido was in plain view.

    36. Sean says:

      Suck my own dick, LIKE A COP!!!

    37. Shawn says:

      Officer Geoffrey conducting a dog sniff outside the Toys R Us.

    38. JWM says:

      Cop: “I saw that you let your dog poop on the sidewalk around the corner and didn’t bag it.”

      Caption: Cop sticks his neck out and catches crap.

    39. Mike says:

      CJG is the runaway victor.

    40. Amy says:

      Underdog was not impressed with Stretch Armstrong’s new career choice.

    41. G says:

      Torts Final Exam:
      The mutation of the officer Long’s neck occured because he stepped in Snoopy’s droppings. Is Charlie Brown liable?
      No, no forseeablity.

    42. Ryan C. says:

      “Some say it was his dedication; others, his instincts. But all agreed that Officer Johnson was head and shoulders above the rest.”

      (@Vic–very clever. But @Tim’s entry is amazing.)

    43. JLM says:

      Officer Peabody would later admit that the probable cause for Rover’s arrest was a bit of a stretch.

    44. itsme says:

      Nick wins:
      “Officer Plainview is clearly missing some curtilage” LOVE IT!

    45. Anonymous says:

      CJG or JoeV for sure.

    46. itsme says:

      How can it not be Nick? Property law gets no respect!

    47. M says:

      “The police department’s solution to the CCTV ban.”

    48. Bill says:

      It was then that John knew… there would be nothing reasonable about this search and seizure.