Courtroom

JOKE OF THE WEEK, 28 Oct 2019

Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service

Taking his seat in his chambers, the judge faced the opposing lawyers.

So,” he said, “I have been presented, by both of you, with a bribe.”

Both lawyers squirmed uncomfortably.

“You, attorney Leon, gave me $15,000. And you, attorney Campos, gave me $10,000.”

The judge reached into his pocket and pulled out a check. He handed it to Leon.

Now then, I’m returning $5,000, and we’re going to decide this case solely on its merits!”

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A young lawyer died. When he arrived at the gate of heaven, he complained to St. Peter.

“I am only 32 years old and have never been sick. Why did you call me here so early? You made a terrible mistake!”

St. Peter calmed him down and said,

“We usually don’t make mistakes up here, but I will check.”

After a considerable time, he came back and said,

“There was indeed a mistake, but you see, it is not our mistake. We simply added up all the hours you billed to your clients, and it came to 87 years.”


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