24 October 2010

Disorder in the American Courts

Funny quotes from 'Disorder in the American Courts', what people actually said in court, taken down and now published by court reporters who had the torment of staying calm while these exchanges were actually taking place.

  • ATTORNEY: Are you sexually active?

    WITNESS: No, I just lie there.

  • ATTORNEY: Now doctor, isn't it true that when a person dies in his sleep, he doesn't know about it until the next morning?"

    WITNESS: Did you actually pass the bar exam?

  • ATTORNEY: So the date of conception (of the baby) was August 8th?

    WITNESS: Yes.

  • ATTORNEY: And what were you doing at that time?

    WITNESS: Getting laid

  • ATTORNEY: How was your first marriage terminated?

    WITNESS: By death.

  • ATTORNEY: And by whose death was it terminated?

    WITNESS: Take a guess.

  • And so forth ...

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