|Sidebar (standard:Fan Fiction, 1059 words)|
|Author: Juggernaut||Added: Jun 18 2012||Views/Reads: 1429/753||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|From sidebar Judge Juggernaut presides a case in which the defendent Mr. Yellowaters is represented by the defense lawyer Mr.Mel McMurtry and DA Dan Dukeran.|
Sidebar Subba Rao “Dan, would you please come to sidebar for a conference?” “Sidebar! What sidebar and where is at?” Dan looked at Juggernaut sitting at his large corner desk. “Sidebar is a legal jargon for a desk from where Judges preside.” “Well, you were not a judge and your desk is not a sidebar.” “I understand that but when we discuss legal matters of interest, I want to play the role of a judge and my desk turns into a sidebar.” “You were watching too many law and order shows on TV and wrapped up with legal lingo.” “If I were to be a prosecutor in the legal briefings, we need a mean lawyer to conduct counter arguments.” “I did create an imaginary defense lawyer named Mel McMurtry, a real life character with a sleazy personality.” “The name Mel comes across as a crooked old man with a grey mustache and McMurtry sounds like a bald heavy set pawn shop operator on a snow covered rural road.” “You are absolutely right; that's exactly what I have in mind when I created the character Mel MurMurty.” “When I will be meeting Mel McMurtry at the sidebar?” “Right now, let's reenact a court scene in which you bring a character Mr. Yellowaters to justice for polluting a river with wastewater from his factory.” “The court is in sessions and Judge Juggernaut is presiding,” Juggernaut announced himself sitting behind his desk or now a sidebar. “Well Dan Dookaran, the Assistant DA would you please present your case,” Juggernaut spoke softly to allow Dan to make an opening statement. Dan came close to sidebar and made a statement. “Your honor, years ago when Mr. Yellowaters was working as a General Manager, he willfully allowed wastewater from his factory to flow into a nearby river and now the law caught up with him since old satellite pictures came to light that show Mr. Yellowaters himself turning on factory wastewater discharge pipe into the river.” “Well, counsel Mr. McMurtry, do have an opening statement?” Judge Juggernaut asked. “Yes your honor, I am Mel McMurtry; I specialize in Click here to read the rest of this story (137 more lines)
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