Ian’s Random Legal Fact for Christmas 2017: Santa Claus

Courtesy of the History Office of the Federal Judicial Center: “The first mention of Santa Claus in a reported federal case came in a maritime case involving a ship of that name in 1846. The Santa Claus, 21 F. Cas. 406 (S.D.N.Y. 1846)”. Fans of maritime law and esoteric legal facts rejoice!

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