U.S. Attorney in Miami declined to prosecute a drug smuggling case in
which the Customs Service had confiscated a half ton of marijuana because
the office is overworked and won't touch cases under the 2.5 ton minimum.
June 1994 in London, lawyers for convicted murderer Stephen Young filed
an appeal after learning from one juror that three other jurors had
conducted a Ouija board seance during jury deliberations and "contacted"
the dead man, who named Young as the killer.
T. Sipes, a Columbia S.C. lawyer, was suspended for a year in March
by the state supreme court on charges that she pocketed $1,819 in 1986
from her daughter's Girl Scout troop cookie fund.
What's the difference between a lawyer and a boxing referee?
A: A boxing referee doesn't get paid more for a longer fight.
What's the difference between a lawyer and a civilian getting run over?
A: At least civilian will have skid marks