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Alabama attorney: But Judge, THE game is on ...

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by dog428, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. dog428

    dog428 Active Member

    I'm sure this is tucked away in another thread somewhere. If so, move along.

    Otherwise, I give you the great state of Alabama, where the priorities are a bit, shall we say, jumbled:


    Good Lord.
  2. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Least. Surprising. News. Ever.

  3. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    I don't know about pathetic.

    If I was set to go to trial in Alabama, I don't think I'd want to make the jury miss the game.
  4. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    ya gotta love the South.
  5. ucacm

    ucacm Active Member

    I'd rather not have the fate of my trial in the hands of a jury of people angry about missing a football game.

    It's not that big of a deal.
  6. dog428

    dog428 Active Member

    I don't understand how the jurors are going to miss the game. It starts at 7-ish.

    If they're going to Pasadena, I'm pretty sure they could get out of jury duty by showing the non-refundable airline tickets or game tickets. If they're chillin' in Birmingham, they'll be on the couch eating fried mayo balls long before kickoff even with a full day of court.

    I think the real issue here is that the attorneys either have tickets to the game or don't want to miss any of it while prepping at night for the following day.
  7. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member


    The guy on the left wishes the judge for his trial had been so reasonable.
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  8. chester

    chester Member

    Actually, isn't it Jack Warden's character who has tickets to the game?
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  9. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Yes. The Klugman character was the one who grew up in the poor neighborhood.
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  10. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

    I don't see this being a big deal. Lawyers get continuances for personal reasons all the time. I know a lawyer who is really tight with Jim Irsay. When the Colts played the Bears in the Super Bowl, Irsay called him and invited him to Miami on his private jet to watch the game with him. Needless to say, John spent the next eight hours frantically calling every opposing attorney on his docket that week getting cases re-scheduled. And no one had any problem with it, besides being insanely jealous.
  11. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Our brigade (made up of about 3,500 people) holiday ball was moved from the 7th to the 6th because of the title game.

    Guess the colonel didn't want to miss it, either.

    No big deal.
  12. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Damn. My bad.
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