Law Religion Culture Review

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Monday, June 22, 2009

"Are You Ok, Counsel?"

As I approached counsel's table today, I observed a large wad of toilet paper dangling from my worthy opponent's mouth.

The judge noticed too.

Judge: "Are you ok, counsel?"

Counsel: "Yes, Your Honor. I cut my lip on the way into the courthouse, and it's been bleeding for the past hour."

Judge: "If there's anything we can do, please let us know."

Counsel: "Well, your bailiff gave me a band-aid which has helped. I guess the joke of the day is that an unhappy client did this to me."

Judge: "That's been known to happen in this courthouse."