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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Overheard at the San Francisco Courthouse

Posted By on Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 12:45 PM

click to enlarge Justice is served in San Francisco courts. The ailing doors, however, are not.
  • Justice is served in San Francisco courts. The ailing doors, however, are not.

Lawyer: I don't know anything about my case.

Judge: I know.

***

Defendant to lawyer: The way you talked to them two cops. Man, you really know what the fuck you is doing.

***

Lawyer to defendant: I suggest you go with the time waiver [waiving the right to a speedy trial]. It'll give you more time to get your shit together.

***

Man in wheelchair in back of courtroom: Spiderman, Spiderman, does

whatever a spider can ... (he proceeds to sing the whole song. He knows

all the words.).

***

Bailiff to man in wheelchair: Hey! You are not at home, okay!

***

Girlfriend: Man, your feet stink; damn! (she leaves the courtroom).

Boyfriend sits stoically.

***

First lawyer in elevator: He so totally hates (long pause) us!

Second lawyer: You think?

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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