Disorderly Conduct

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"Splendid. . . . Pokes irreverent fun at everyone in the court system. . . . Lee Lorenz' fine illustrative cartoons add laughs to this madness."—Chicago Tribune
This assortment of unintentionally amusing courtroom exchanges ranges from the testimony of expert witnesses to jury selection to cross examination to creative defense, closing argument, and sentencing — a rollicking guide to America's legal system.

"(A) collection of hilarious outtakes from courtroom ...

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Overview

"Splendid. . . . Pokes irreverent fun at everyone in the court system. . . . Lee Lorenz' fine illustrative cartoons add laughs to this madness."—Chicago Tribune
This assortment of unintentionally amusing courtroom exchanges ranges from the testimony of expert witnesses to jury selection to cross examination to creative defense, closing argument, and sentencing — a rollicking guide to America's legal system.

"(A) collection of hilarious outtakes from courtroom situations. . . . The humor derives from laypersons--prisoners, witnesses, jurors--who produce a wealth of banalities and faux pas, or from lawyers and judges, whose pomposity and long-windedness beg to be deflated."--Booklist.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393319262
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 870,456
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Rodney R. Jones is a practicing attorney in Medocino, California.

Perennially on the “Best Lawyers in
America” list, Charles M. Sevilla has a private law practice in San Diego.
He is the author of Wilkes on Trial and
Wilkes: His Life and Crimes and a columnist for Forum.

Gerald F. Uelmen is a professor at the University of Santa Clara Law School. Jones and Uelmen have edited a companion volume, Supreme Folly, also available in Norton paperback.

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