The Third-grade detectives children’s book series is apparently binding legal authority

Looking for the “thedirty.com” cases, I did a Google Scholar caselaw search for thedirty. Google Scholar did find the cases, as the fifth and ninth items, but check out item four:

State v. Goebel

218 P. 2d 300, 36 Wash. 2d 367 – Wash: Supreme Court, 2nd Dept., 1950 – Google Scholar to the rule of exclusion, when the trial court is convinced that its effect would be to generate heat
instead of diffusing light, or, as is said in one of the law review articles above referred to, where
the minute peg of relevancy will be entirely obscured by the dirty linen hung upon it. Cited by 192 How cited Related articles
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Stevens v. State Civil Service Commission

474 P. 2d 156, 172 Colo. 446 – Colo: Supreme Court, 1970 – Google Scholar As to paragraph [B] of the Commission’s findings, three of the witnesses specifically
testified that Stevens had singled out certain workers to do thedirty” jobs in the
department. Two of these men were the ones who were assigned Cited by 12 How cited Related articles
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Nat. Football League v. McBee & Bruno’s, Inc.

792 F. 2d 726 – Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 1986 – Google Scholar that defendants’ display of blacked-out home games falls under statutory limitations on exclusive
rights of a copyright owner, 17 USC § 110(5); that defendants did not infringe on plaintiffs’ copyright
because they intercepted the clean feed rather than the dirty feed, which was the Cited by 209 How cited Related articles
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[CITATION] Case Of The Dirty Clue, The George E. Stanley 580

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Jones v. Dirty World Entertainment Recordings, LLC

766 F. Supp. 2d 828 – Dist. Court, ED Kentucky, 2011 – Google Scholar 833 The facts alleged here indicate that Dirty World, LLC, through thedirty.com, intentionally …

Eugene Volokh teaches free speech law, religious freedom law, church-state relations law, a First Amendment Amicus Brief Clinic, and tort law, at UCLA School of Law, where he has also often taught copyright law, criminal law, and a seminar on firearms regulation policy.

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