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"The defense rests."
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"Normally, ladies and gentlemen of the jury. These closing arguments would be filled with impassioned pleading, determined advocacy and a certain amount of histrionics, but this is a pro bono case."
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'We find the defense and prosecution arguments totally confusing without a doubt.'
"Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I ask you - does this suit make me look fat?"
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'Did you sense that the jury wasn't paying attention to my closing arguments?'
"Yes, he cut paper, but rock hit him first - that make my client a victim."
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'Great technical scores on your closing argument!'
"'Not Guilty', your Honor - on the grounds that 'a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do'."
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"...who benefits? THE LAWYERS!"
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"Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, don't let my parents think they wasted money sending me to law school!"
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"And I put it to the jury, that it's instinctively natural for my client to occasionally, 'Go Ape!'"
'Your honor if the defendant is found guilty, it could have an adverse impact on my career!'
"After that amazing closing argument you gave this morning I'm beginning to doubt that I really did kill my wife."
"...and aside from that, attorney, it was admittedly an interesting and compelling rebuttal."
'You must have doubts because even I don't know if my client is innocent or guilty.'
'It looks like the attorney is going to present his brief.'
Judge to sleeping jury: 'We will now hear closing arguments in the case of Sleepytime Mattresses vs. Beddy-bye Bedding.'
'Good, we're in time for closing arguments!'
'Instead of a closing argument, we ask that you visit the defendent's website at i-am-innocent.com.'
"In closing submissions, the defence would like to bring to the court's attention, my client's impressive collection of 'get out of jail' cards."