The judge took the bench and the defendant's Legal Aid lawyer imediately made some motions that the judge had to consider. One of the motions was for the right to call the landlord as a defense witness, irrespective of his status as counsel of record. Based on some sort of applicable case law, the judge had to grant it. And then -- and then she immediately recused herself, citing the fact that with a local attorney who was a party to the proceedings on the defense witness list, there would be an inevitable question of impartiality raised. Therefore, she decided that the only thing to do was continue the case until an out-of-town judge could be brought in to try the case. So, with one fell swoop, this twit of a Legal Aid lawyer, a little girl maybe a whole year out of law school, threw a monkeywrench into the proceedings and stopped them in their tracks.
Afterwards, plaintiff's attorney told us that he has something up his sleeve, some pleading he's going to file, that might vitiate the whole thing and make it unnecessary for us to come back to court as witnesses. He was smiling when he said it, so I hope it's a good move -- and that it works.
Thankfully, the promised cold front arrived late yesterday afternoon and it got almost chilly last night. It felt wonderful to sleep with the windows open and a cool breeze blowing. Even better, it's only going to be in the 80s for the next several days.
And now, onward to our fun-filled (she said, smiling) Thursday Q & A.
1. What was the first name of the first boy or girl who ever broke your heart?
2. What is your favorite vegetable?
3. What was your first paying job, and how old were you?
4. Does Dr. Phil annoy you?
5. What's your favorite guilty pleasure?
6. Do you believe in reincarnation?
FUN WITH TWISTED LINGUISTICS
baffles me to know end
From that "editor" person we all know and dread by now --
taudry affair - Sordid fling with someone taut and buff.
bothel - Cut-rate bordello.
the bird squaked - The bird yelped when they tried to bake him.
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