Caption This! June 6-12

What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on in this picture?

Put your lawyerly wit to the test and post a comment with a hilarious caption about this courtroom birthday party.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced next Saturday, June 13th.

Editors’ Pick (May 30-June 5):

Anonymous: “Apparently they all went to Roy Pearson’s dry cleaner.”

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  1. Judge Roy

    June 6, 2009 at 3:47 am

    I don’t know what all the hub-bub is about.  I’ve never done a day’s work in my life!

  2. TBone

    June 6, 2009 at 7:16 am

    Not bad for a guy I just sentenced to death.

  3. Snowman

    June 6, 2009 at 7:45 am

    Don’t worry, after you’re sentenced your real present will be waiting for you in the shower.

  4. Prof Green

    June 6, 2009 at 10:14 am

    Don’t worry Mr. Maddox, 50 years go by very quickly.

  5. BL1Y

    June 6, 2009 at 2:03 pm

    Evidence that a wise latina woman would, more often than not, throw a better party than a white male.

  6. Hansome

    June 7, 2009 at 1:25 pm

    fiesta in session. ole!

  7. LT3L

    June 8, 2009 at 7:59 am

    Whomever just called this a kangaroo court is being held in contempt.

  8. Anonymous

    June 8, 2009 at 4:08 pm

    Today marks the 50th anniversary of proving the critics a TTT grad can make it to the bench. Too bad no one had the heart to tell him he had the wrong signs.

  9. Bob Barker

    June 10, 2009 at 1:20 pm

    Republicans now say they believe Judge Sotomayor’s old white guy sex change birthday present will ensure her a SCOTUS seat after all

  10. Content Associate

    June 10, 2009 at 4:39 pm

    Looks like he may be getting a birthday present from the court reporter underneath the bench.

  11. Keila Conte

    June 11, 2009 at 12:29 pm

    Over 50?  Make bigger signs?!?! Only a graduate would know, any season lawyer might not even notice without bifocals.

  12. Ben

    June 12, 2009 at 1:10 pm

    When is the ficking cleaning lady supposed to get here my 50th birthday was almost a year ago……. damn budget cuts

  13. CarlJohn

    June 12, 2009 at 5:28 pm

    Happy birthday, defendant!  If only your wife could be here.  Oh, wait–that’s right… killed her.

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