ww norton Law and Disorder: Absurdly Funny Moments from the Courts Charles M. Sevilla finds comic gems in court transcripts—and now brings readers a delightful, all-ne.. Product #: 9780393349535 Regular price: $10.99 $10.99

Law and Disorder: Absurdly Funny Moments from the Courts

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Charles M. Sevilla finds comic gems in court transcripts—and now brings readers a delightful, all-new collection. Starting with a chapter on the defendants (one of whom, when asked his marital status, replies after a long pause, "Adequate") and following with sections on lawyers, experts, witnesses, evidence, and even one called "Malaprops" (DA: The status of the boat has no relevance to this case at all. This is a total fishing expedition). Stories from Sevilla's previous books have become viral Internet sensations, priming readers for more legal disorder, such as:

Clerk: Do you solemnly swear that the testimony you are about to given in the cause now pending before this court shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?

Witness: Yes, I swear. I’ll say anything but the truth, nothing but the truth.

Publisher: ww norton
ISBN: 9780393349535
Author(s) Sevilla, charles
Edition
Format Pb
Publication Date 01/07/2010