365 Days of Stupid

…is a good offense.

Defense attorney: I move for a continuance on the grounds that a witness for the defense is not present in court.
Judge: Well, why don’t we call the list of witnesses and see who’s here?
[The list of witnesses is called in open court and the supposedly “absent” witness answers, “Present.”]
Defense attorney: Your Honor, I now move for a continuance on the grounds of surprise. He promised me he wouldn’t be here.
from court transcripts

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