Friday Funny: The Case of the Con Man


The Glazer Law Office, PLLC, Legal BlogConvicted con man Peter Horsford, who was accused of impersonating a lawyer, had trouble getting a trial date in New York in 1988. The problem was that four of the judges considered for his trial were disqualified from hearing the case – because he had argued cases in their courtrooms.

“I should have suspected he wasn’t a lawyer,” said one of he judges. “He was always so punctual and polite.”

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