Court Room Bloopers & Lawyer Cartoons

Lederer Richard Disorder In The CourtI drew the book cover and several cartoons for Disorder in the Court: Legal Laughs, Court Jests, and Just Jokes Culled From the Nation’s Justice System published in 1996 by the National Court Reporters Association.

It’s a series of courtroom bloopers culled by court reporters from transcripts, or as they call them, “Transquips.”

Here are a few of them.

FEDERAL JUDGE: This seems like a fairly simple problem. Let’s not make a federal case out of it. Continue reading