Laughter the best Medicine Revisted.. Court room humour M’Lud

Reblogged from Smorgasbord

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10155528_636931453043986_2785019781899499241_nOn the subject of judgements…

Unless we are watching televised trials or Judge Judy, we rarely get to see what goes on in court… but these are some (real) exchanges that apparently have kept court reporters amused.

HOW DO COURT RECORDERS KEEP STRAIGHT FACES????

These are from a book called Disorder in the American Courts and are things people actually said in court, word for word, taken down and published by court reporters that had the torment of staying calm while the exchanges were taking place.

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!
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ATTORNEY: What gear were you in at the moment of the impact?
WITNESS: Gucci sweats and Reeboks.
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ATTORNEY: Are you sexually active?
WITNESS: No, I just lie there.
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ATTORNEY:…

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