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"In the criminal-justice system, the courtrooms are cleaned every night by members of the cleaning crew. These are their stories."
"You're going to get a great summation! He's smashed!"
'Permission, Your Honor, to treat the witness with hostility.'
'Your Honour, if it pleases the court, I'd like to take everyone to the park and buy them an ice cream.'
'If you had seen as many Perry Mason Shows as I have, you'd know he's not guilty.'
"Let's have an instant replay of that brilliant maneuver by the defense counsel!"
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"Do the words 'Huff and Puff' mean anything to you Mr. Wolf?"
'Your honor, we find these proceedings to be MUCH less interesting than what we see on TV.'
'You've killed four warthogs, nine antelopes, two buffaloes and six gnus, but you haven't killed any zebras! Well, I call that discrimination!'
'Counselor, you know that the jurors have the right to weigh the credibility of a witness.'
'Your reason for non-attendance last time was, 'I'd seen too many courtroom dramas on telly and didn't fancy it'.'
'... and in a startling development, five recent Supreme Court decisions were overturned by Judge Judy.'
'Your Honor, members of the jury and Neilsen viewers...'
'... and in a startling development, 5 Supreme Court decisions were overturned by Judge Judy...'
'If you ask me, that's a hung jury.'
'We know Louie is a criminal, but calling him lazy and shiftless, Your Honor, is way over the top.'
"Counselor, please refrain from doing that to the witness!"
"...and the winner is.........."
"Guilty on all counts, Your Honor. However, with more attention to character development, pacing and tone, we're confident the defense will find a much wider audience and a winning verdict in the appeal phase!"
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"Your Honor, just because he fell into a cement mixer doesn't make him a hardened criminal."
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"While the jury are out would your client like some sombre music?"
"Could we just run that again with a more dramatic pause before sentencing?"
"In your own words, describe to the court. . . what you witnessed - and when and where you witnessed it, Mister Jehovah."