PDA

View Full Version : Any lawyers in the group?


tazmine
13-10-03, 23:14
Subject: damned lawyers
>
>
> A defense attorney was cross-examining a Chicago police officer during a
> felony trial -- it went like this:
>
> Q. Officer, did you see my client fleeing the scene?
> A. No sir, but I subsequently observed a person matching the description
> of the offender running several blocks away.
>
> Q. Officer, who provided this description?
> A. The officer who responded to the scene.
>
> Q. A fellow officer provided the description of this so-called offender.
> Do you trust your fellow officers?
> A. Yes sir, with my life.
>
> Q. With your life? Let me ask you this then officer -- do you have a
> locker room in the police station -- a room where you change your
> clothes in preparation for your daily duties?
> A. Yes sir, we do.
>
> Q. And do you have a locker in that room?
> A. Yes sir, I do.
>
> Q. And do you have a lock on your locker?
> A. Yes sir.
>
> Q. Now why is it, officer, if you trust your fellow officers with your
> life, that you find it necessary to lock your
> locker in a room you share with those same officers?
>
> A. You see sir, we share the building with a court complex, and
> sometimes lawyers have been known to walk through that room.
>
> With that, the courtroom erupted in laughter, and a prompt recess was
> called.

:D ;) http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif

John Falstaff
13-10-03, 23:27
Tazmine,

Who would admit it? I wanted to be a (nice) lawyer when I was younger, but then I grew up and realised it wasn't possible! I didn't even need much therapy - to stop me chasing ambulances!

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/whistle.gif