A Comedian Enters the Court

“Of all forms of monotony, the monotony of affirmation is the worst.” — Joseph Joubert According to Marcelle Boren in Disorder in the American Courts (2016), the following conversation apparently occurred in a US court of law: Clerk: “Please repeat after me: ‘I swear by Almighty God…’” Witness: “I swear by Almighty God.” Clerk: “That the evidence […]

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