Defending My Arm


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Joke ID#556
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CategoryLawyer  
Submitted Bymorrigan
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A lawyer defending a man accused of burglary tried this creative defense:

"My client merely inserted his arm into the window and removed a few trifling articles. His arm is not himself, and I fail to see how you can punish the whole individual for an offense committed by his limb."

"Well put," the judge replied. "Using your logic, I sentence the defendant's arm to one year's imprisonment. He can accompany it or not, as he chooses." The defendant smiled. With his lawyer's assistance he detached his artificial limb, laid it on the bench, and walked out.





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Posted by ac3p1l07 Jun 23, 2005

Very Cool. Very Slick.

Comment score: 5  

Posted by shimmermaid Jul 27, 2005

Yes, i have to agree that this is a slick joke! Keep em comin'.

Comment score: 6  

Posted by imlaughin Aug 04, 2005

i agree 2, funny, and very slick

Comment score: 6  

Posted by 5600113 Jul 28, 2006

cool

Comment score: 2  

Posted by RustyDQ Jul 29, 2006

Different.

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