Baker, Thomas E., A Compendium of Clever and Amusing Law Review
Jarvis, Robert M., Thomas E. Baker, and Andrew
McClurg, Amicus Humoriae (Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2003).
Galanter, Marc, Lowering the Bar (
Q: "What's the difference between a
vampire and a lawyer?" A: "One is a soulless, bloodsucking
monster, and the other one is a bat."
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101 Uses for a Dead Lawyer
Claus, the tooth fairy, an honest lawyer and an old drunk walking down the
street together when they simultaneously found a hundred dollar bill. Who
gets it?" A. "The old drunk, of course; the other three are
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Q. "What's wrong with lawyer
jokes?" A. "Lawyers don't think they're funny, and nobody else
thinks they're jokes."
you hear that the Post Office just recalled their latest stamps? They had
pictures of lawyers on them ... and people couldn't figure out which side
to spit on."
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The fence between Heaven and Hell was in
need of repair and Saint Peter called on Satan to undertake the job.
"Hey, Satan, it's your turn to fix the fence. Get going."
"Not a chance," Satan responded, as he sipped his iced tea.
"I like it just the way it is." "You have to fix it,"
insisted Saint Peter. "The contract you signed stipulates that we
trade off, and it's your turn.""You know what you can do with
that contract?" Satan sneered. Saint Peter snapped back, "If you
don't comply, we'll hire a lawyer to make you." "Ha!"
chortled the Devil. "Where are YOU going to get a lawyer?"
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Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law
Coyote v. Acme
Statement of Mr. Harold Schoff, attorney for Mr. Coyote. This court
case is the invention of Ian Frazier. See his book Coyote v. Acme
Ex. rel. Mayo. This case, filed pro se, was an attempt to get
service of process on Satan (aka Mr. Scratch). See also
John E. Schwenkler's Wacky