Real Sayings from the American Courts

The last two are the best:

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?

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ATTORNEY:   Were you present when your picture was taken?
WITNESS:     Would you repeat the question?

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ATTORNEY:    She had three children, right?
WITNESS:     Yes.
ATTORNEY:    How many were  boys?
WITNESS:    None.
ATTORNEY:    Were  there any  girls?

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ATTORNEY:    How  was your first marriage terminated?
WITNESS:     By  death.
ATTORNEY:    And by whose death was it  terminated?

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ATTORNEY:    Can you describe the  individual?
WITNESS:     He was about medium height and had a beard.
ATTORNEY:    Was  this a male or a  female?

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ATTORNEY:   Do you recall the time that you examined  the body?
WITNESS:    The autopsy started around 8:30 p.m.
ATTORNEY:   And Mr. Denton was dead at the time?
WITNESS:     No, he was sitting on the table wondering why I was doing an autopsy on him!

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ATTORNEY:   Doctor, before you performed the autopsy, did you check for a pulse?
WITNESS:    No.
ATTORNEY:   Did you check for blood pressure?
WITNESS:    No.
ATTORNEY:   Did you check for breathing?
WITNESS:    No.
ATTORNEY:   So, then it is possible that the patient was alive when you began the autopsy?
WITNESS:    No.
ATTORNEY:   How can you be so sure, Doctor?
WITNESS:    Because his brain was sitting on my desk in a jar.
ATTORNEY:   But could the patient have still been alive, nevertheless?
WITNESS:    Yes, it is possible that he could have been alive and practicing law.

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About Amr Badran

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