Herbie Mann Comin' Home

Thursday, August 7, 2008

For Now, Calm




The papers are filed.

The docket is set.

The opening's heard.

The witnesses called.

The evidence shown.

The court notice is taken.

The defense demurs.

The court stipulates.

The plaintiff objects.

The counsels approach.

The jury withdraws.

The judge recuses.

The case mistries.

The justice reviews.

The trial's re-ordered.

The judgment is reached.

The appeal is sent.

The certiorari is granted.

The ruling is made.

The precedent's set.

The order is kept.

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