Funny things said in court.....

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posted on Jul, 26 2013 @ 03:28 PM
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Came across these....

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: What is your date of birth?
WITNESS: July 18th.
ATTORNEY: What year?
WITNESS: Every year.
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ATTORNEY: How old is your son, the one living with you?
WITNESS: Thirty-eight or thirty-five, I can't remember which.
ATTORNEY: How long has he lived with you?
WITNESS: Forty-five years.
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ATTORNEY: This myasthenia gravis, does it affect your memory at all?
WITNESS: Yes.
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?
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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: The youngest son, the 20-year-old, how old is he?
WITNESS: He's 20, much like your IQ.
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ATTORNEY: Were you present when your picture was taken?
WITNESS: Are you #ting me?
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ATTORNEY: So the date of conception (of the baby) was August 8th?
WITNESS: Yes.
ATTORNEY: And what were you doing at that time?
WITNESS: Getting laid
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ATTORNEY: She had three children , right?
WITNESS: Yes.
ATTORNEY: How many were boys?
WITNESS: None.
ATTORNEY: Were there any girls?
WITNESS: Your Honor, I think I need a different attorney. Can I get a new attorney?
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ATTORNEY: How was your first marriage terminated?
WITNESS: By death..
ATTORNEY: And by whose death was it terminated?
WITNESS: Take a guess.
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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?
WITNESS: Unless the Circus was in town I'm going with male.
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ATTORNEY: Is your appearance here this morning pursuant to a deposition notice which I sent to your attorney?
WITNESS: No, this is how I dress when I go to work.
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ATTORNEY: Doctor , how many of your autopsies have you performed on dead people?
WITNESS: All of them. The live ones put up too much of a fight.
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ATTORNEY: ALL your responses MUST be oral, OK? What school did you go to?
WITNESS: Oral...
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ATTORNEY: Do you recall the time that you examined the body?
WITNESS: The autopsy started around 8:30 PM
ATTORNEY: And Mr. Denton was dead at the time?
WITNESS: If not, he was by the time I finished.
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ATTORNEY: Are you qualified to give a urine sample?
WITNESS: Are you qualified to ask that question?

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And last:

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: 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.




posted on Jul, 26 2013 @ 03:36 PM
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Good god those made me belly laugh

My cat is giving me odd looks.



posted on Jul, 26 2013 @ 03:39 PM
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That was elite, haha.

Thank you Gazrok.
A collection of real knee-slappers.



posted on Jul, 26 2013 @ 03:50 PM
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All i can think of is ...



:shk:





posted on Jul, 26 2013 @ 03:53 PM
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Some good ol'fashioned classics there


Actual Court Questions
The following exchanges are all taken from REAL court transcripts. Some of them involve stupid or confused people, or outrageous lawyer babble, and some are just funny taken out of context. "Q", of course, is the lawyer, and "A" is the witness.

Q. What is your brother-in-law's name?
A. Borofkin.
Q. What's his first name?
A. I can't remember.
Q. He's been your brother-in-law for years, and you can't remember his first name?
A. No. I tell you I'm too excited. (Rising from the witness chair and pointing to Mr. Borofkin.) Nathan, for God's sake, tell them your first name!

Q. Did you ever stay all night with this man in New York?
A. I refuse to answer that question.
Q. Did you ever stay all night with this man in Chicago?
A. I refuse to answer that question.
Q. Did you ever stay all night with this man in Miami?
A. No.

Q. Now, Mrs. Johnson, how was your first marriage terminated?
A. By death.
Q. And by whose death was it terminated?

Q. Doctor, did you say he was shot in the woods?
A. No, I said he was shot in the lumbar region.

Q. What is your name?
A. Ernestine McDowell.
Q. And what is your marital status?
A. Fair.

Q. Are you married?
A. No, I'm divorced.
Q. And what did your husband do before you divorced him?
A. A lot of things I didn't know about.

Q. And who is this person you are speaking of?
A. My ex-widow said it.

Q. How did you happen to go to Dr. Cherney?
A. Well, a gal down the road had had several of her children by Dr. Cherney, and said he was really good.

Q. Do you know how far pregnant you are right now?
A. I will be three months November 8th.
Q. Apparently then, the date of conception was August 8th?
A. Yes.
Q. What were you and your husband doing at that time?

Q. Mrs. Smith, do you believe that you are emotionally unstable?
A. I should be.
Q. How many times have you committed suicide?
A. Four times.

Q. Doctor, how many autopsies have you performed on dead people?
A. All my autopsies have been performed on dead people.

Q. Were you acquainted with the decedent?
A. Yes, sir.
Q. Before or after he died?

Q. Officer, what led you to believe the defendant was under the influence?
A. Because he was argumentary and he couldn't pronunciate his words.

Q. What happened then?
A. He told me, he says, "I have to kill you because you can identify me."
Q. Did he kill you?
A. No.

Q. Mrs. Jones, is your appearance this morning pursuant to a deposition notice which I sent to your attorney?
A. No. This is how I dress when I go to work.

Q. Did he pick the dog up by the ears?
A. No.
Q. What was he doing with the dog's ears?
A. Picking them up in the air.
Q. Where was the dog at this time?
A. Attached to the ears.

Q. When he went, had you gone and had she, if she wanted to and were able, for the time being excluding all the restraints on her not to go, gone also, would he have brought you, meaning you and she, with him to the station?
MR. BROOKS: Objection. That question should be taken out and shot.

[This last exchange involves a child.]

Q. And lastly, Gary, all your responses must be oral. O.K.? What school do you go to?
A. Oral.
Q. How old are you?
A. Oral.



posted on Jul, 26 2013 @ 04:24 PM
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hahah funny stuff.



posted on Jul, 26 2013 @ 04:26 PM
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This got my biggest laugh



Q. When he went, had you gone and had she, if she wanted to and were able, for the time being excluding all the restraints on her not to go, gone also, would he have brought you, meaning you and she, with him to the station?
MR. BROOKS: Objection. That question should be taken out and shot.





posted on Jul, 26 2013 @ 04:30 PM
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Do you know why lawyers don't go to the beach?



Because cats try to cover them with sand!



posted on Jul, 27 2013 @ 12:43 AM
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Oh my God! I laughed out loud at some of those!!!!!!!!!

Thanks, I needed that!!!!!



posted on Jul, 27 2013 @ 08:27 AM
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Lawyer: "Could you see him from where you were standing?"
Witness: "I could see his head."
Lawyer: "And where was his head?"
Witness: "Just above his shoulders."
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Lawyer: "Do you drink when you're on duty?"
Witness: "I don't drink when I'm on duty, unless I come on duty drunk."
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Lawyer: "Any suggestions as to what prevented this from being a murder trial instead of an attempted murder trial?"
Witness: "The victim lived."
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Lawyer: "The truth of the matter is that you were not an unbiased, objective witness, isn't it? You too were shot in the fracas."
Witness: "No, sir. I was shot midway between the fracas and the naval."
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Lawyer: "Did you tell your lawyer that your husband had offered you indignities?"
Witness: "He didn't offer me nothing. He just said I could have the furniture."
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Lawyer: "What is your relationship with the plaintiff?"
Witness: "She is my daughter."
Lawyer: "Was she your daughter on February 13, 1979?"
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Lawyer: "You say that the stairs went down to the basement?"
Witness: "Yes."
Lawyer: "And these stairs, did they go up also?"
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Lawyer: "You don't know what it was, and you didn't know what it looked like, but can you describe it?"
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Lawyer: "How far apart were the vehicles at the time of the collision?"
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Lawyer: "And you check your radar unit frequently?"
Officer: "Yes, I do."
Lawyer: "And was your radar unit functioning correctly at the time you had the plaintiff on radar?"
Officer: "Yes, it was malfunctioning correctly."
edit on 7/27/2013 by ProfessorChaos because: typo



posted on Jul, 27 2013 @ 12:37 PM
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Haha! This is hilarious.
Some lawyers don't realize what they're really asking.



posted on Jul, 27 2013 @ 07:52 PM
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Yes, those lawyers probably wouldn't pass the Turingtest.
Time to send a Blade Runner.



posted on Jul, 27 2013 @ 09:45 PM
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Originally posted by katyehh
Haha! This is hilarious.
Some lawyers don't realize what they're really asking.


Lmao, you gotta wonder how they come up with these questions



posted on Jul, 27 2013 @ 10:47 PM
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Please tell me those are not real examinations from a court of law. OMG. Some I can sort of understand, considering that even if an attorney knows the answer to a question, they want to get the person on the stand to say it themselves. So sometimes asking questions that you already know the answer to can cause slips of the tongue, or just plain stupid questions, sort of like we saw with some of these on the list. But then some are just plain crazy. I cannot imagine saying a couple of those things while sitting on the witness stand, but then again, such an opportunity with a room full of people may be too difficult to pass up.

I liked the autopsy one...about live people putting up too much of a fight. Some seemed so outrageous that I believe they might be made up. But still funny. The sad, and funny, part though is that I am quite certain things like this must have happened in the past, out of all the courtrooms and trials that have ever taken place. And knowing just how dumb people can be, it doesn't really surprise me. But attorneys are supposed to be brighter than that. I would bet though that given the job of a trial lawyer, they might just ask questions without thinking about what they are asking. Sort of like being on auto-pilot.



posted on Jul, 28 2013 @ 10:20 AM
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Most of these are quite funny, whether real or not.

The following question I didn't find funny at all because it makes sense to me.


Lawyer: "You say that the stairs went down to the basement?"
Witness: "Yes."
Lawyer: "And these stairs, did they go up also?"


If you are in a multistory building stairwell, it is quite likely the stairs will go down to the basement and also go up.



posted on Jul, 29 2013 @ 02:15 PM
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One of my faves...


Q. Did he kill you?
A. No.





posted on Jul, 30 2013 @ 05:31 PM
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The austere and sombre tone of court was disrupted by this Abbot and Costello routine...

Q: Do you know if your daughter has ever been involved in the voodoo or occult?
A: We both do.
Q: Voodoo?
A: We do.
Q: You do?
A: Yes, voodoo.



posted on Jul, 31 2013 @ 03:01 PM
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Do what?

Remind me of the babe!!!



posted on Jul, 31 2013 @ 08:13 PM
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Funny things said in court. I was scrolling through current topics and (as usual) combined different titles (like an anagram) into what I thought or imagined what I should be paying attention to read and this was the result:

FUNNY THINGS IVE SAID AT GUNPOINT while in courtly dress.



edit on 31-7-2013 by vethumanbeing because: (no reason given)





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