Записки экономического преступника (dmitrygololobov) wrote,
Записки экономического преступника
dmitrygololobov

Новый тест на знание юридического английского

BARRISTER: Were you leaning up against the open or closed door?

WITNESS: The closed door, I am unsure how you lean on a open door, there would be a hole there, you would fall straight through..
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MAGISTRATE: Now Mr *****, are you the defendant?

DEFENDANT: No, I am the guy that stole the frozen chickens
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BARRISTER: And you were trespassing because?

WITNESS: I was 'planking' for a photo

BARRISTER: Your Honour, planking is where one lays outstretched; face down flat, like a plank.

JUDGE: Well Mr ***** if you can resist planking for a further 15 mins we will be having a short adjournment.

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COUNSEL: And is it true that then your wife would often beat you with a clear impunity?

WITNESS: No sir, it was mostly with a potato masher.

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DEFENDANT: I would like to represent myself as I am not happy with my legal representation

JUDGE: On what grounds?

DEFENDANT: He is not interested in my case

JUDGE: Do you have anything to add Mr *********

LAWYER: Sorry what?

 
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