More Real Court Transcripts
Some funny transcripts are going around again. We've culled the duplicates from what we already published way back in 2005, with more evidence of lawyers' (and sometimes their clients') intelligence and abilities.
ATTORNEY: What gear were you in at the moment of the impact?
WITNESS: Gucci sweats and Reeboks.
ATTORNEY: This myasthenia gravis, does it affect your memory at all?
ATTORNEY: And in what ways does it affect your memory?
WITNESS: I forget.
ATTORNEY: You forget? Can you give us an example of something you forgot?
ATTORNEY: What was the first thing your husband said to you that morning?
WITNESS: He said, 'Where am I, Cathy?'
ATTORNEY: And why did that upset you?
WITNESS: My name is Susan!
ATTORNEY: Do you know if your daughter has ever been involved in voodoo?
WITNESS: We both do.
WITNESS: We do.
ATTORNEY: You do?
WITNESS: Yes, voodoo.
ATTORNEY: Are you sexually active?
WITNESS: No, I just lie there.
ATTORNEY: Doctor, before you performed the autopsy, did you check for a pulse?
ATTORNEY: Did you check for blood pressure?
ATTORNEY: Did you check for breathing?
ATTORNEY: So, then it is possible that the patient was alive when you began the autopsy?
ATTORNEY: How can you be so sure, Doctor?
WITNESS: Because his brain was sitting on my desk in a jar.
ATTORNEY: I see, but could the patient have still been alive, nevertheless?
WITNESS: Yes, it is possible that he could have been alive and practicing law.
JUDGE: "The charge here is theft of frozen chickens. Are you the defendant, sir?"
DEFENDANT: "No, sir, I'm the guy who stole the chickens."
Last, Responses to Interrogatories answered by the wife in divorce case:
52. Do you have a proposal to settle this case amicably?
53. Assuming your answer to the preceding interrogatory is in the affirmative, please state such a proposal.
ANSWER: Use a silver bullet or a wooden stake as is appropriate in these cases.
Posted April 29, 2013