I would tell the jury that judges had read hundreds of these books and if they had the effect the prosecution contends, the judge should be wearing cami-knickers and tying himself up in the bathroom. They would laugh and we would win.

John Mortimer (1923-2009) British barrister, screenwriter, author
The New York Times, “Of ‘Paradise’ and John Mortimer ” by Francis X. Clines (19 Oct 1986)

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