Thursday, December 13, 2007

Overheard in open court.

Attorney: How many times have you been convicted of a felony?

Respondent: About ten or so.

Attorney: What were those convictions for?

Respondent: Failure to appear, some driving stuff, possession of a controlled substance. I was trying to self medicate my narcolepsy.

Attorney: What drug was the possession of a controlled substance for?

Respondent: Meth.

Attorney: Let me clarify this. Your testimony is that you were self medicating your sleeping disorder with Methamphetamine? Is that what your testimony is?