Joke 946

25 Oct
pedestrians reduce speed

pedestrians reduce speed (Photo credit: Leonard John Matthews)

Two small county judges were both arrested for speeding on the same day. Rather than call the state Supreme Court for a visiting judge, each agreed to hear the other’s case.

The first judge took the bench while the second stood at the defendant’s table, and admitted his guilt. The sentencing judge immediately suspended both the fine and costs.

They switched places. The second judge admitted that he was speeding, too, whereupon the first judge immediately fined him $250 and ordered him to pay court costs.

The second judge was furious. “I suspended your fine and costs, but you threw the book at me!” he fumed.

The first judge looked stern and replied, “This is the second such case we’ve had in here today. Someone has to get tough on all this speeding!” 

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11 Responses to “Joke 946”

  1. David J. Bauman October 25, 2013 at 08:16 #

    giggles

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  2. Grannymar October 25, 2013 at 10:28 #

    That one was coming so fast, it was speeding! 😦

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  3. Al October 25, 2013 at 11:55 #

    Judge not; lest ye be judged.

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  4. SchmidleysScribbling October 25, 2013 at 14:10 #

    Too funny, and it show that going first has its downside. Dianne

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  5. slpmartin October 25, 2013 at 19:51 #

    Does sound a bit like the legal system. 🙂

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  6. sharechair October 25, 2013 at 23:45 #

    funny!

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  7. Hattie October 26, 2013 at 03:06 #

    Darn straight!

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  8. lanceleuven October 26, 2013 at 14:15 #

    Hah! Excellent.

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  9. colonialist October 26, 2013 at 22:43 #

    Logical!

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  10. bluebee October 29, 2013 at 10:28 #

    Just proves that the law is an ass

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