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Law and Disorder by Charles Sevilla
NEW! Published in 2014!!

Law and Disorder

Absurdly Funny Moments from the Courts

By Charles Sevilla

More hilarious, unbelievable-but-true stories from our nation’s courts, from the author of Disorder in the Court and Disorderly Conduct. Charles M. Sevilla finds comic gems in court transcripts— and now brings readers a delightful, all-new collection.

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Law and Disorder by Charles Sevilla

Disorder in the Court

Great Fractured Moments in Courtroom History

By Charles Sevilla

In America's courtooms, the verdict is laughter
Sit back and enjoy a collection of verbatim exchanges from the halls of justice, where defendants and plaintiffs, lawyers and witnesses, juries and judges, collide to produce memorably insane comedy.

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Law and Disorder by Charles Sevilla

Disorderly Conduct

Verbatim Excerpts from Actual Cases

By Charles Sevilla

This assortment of unintentionally amusing courtroom exchanges ranges from the testimony of expert witnesses to jury selection to cross examination to creative defense, closing argument, and sentencing — a rollicking guide to America's legal system.

"Splendid. . . . Pokes irreverent fun at everyone in the court system. . . . Lee Lorenz' fine illustrative cartoons add laughs to this madness." - Chicago Tribune
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Law and Disorder by Charles Sevilla

Wilkes: His Life and Crimes

By Charles Sevilla

The story of a wily criminal lawyer who swashbuckles his way through the stormy perils of New York's courtrooms--in a series of amusing episodes chronicled by his admiring partner. American admirers of John Mortimer's brilliant maverick barrister Horace Rum-pole who have been waiting for a colonial counterpart should rejoice at the arrival of John Wilkes, defender of the indefensible and the grotesque.

"Compelling... One savvy courtroom thriller... Smart and suspenseful." -Los Angeles Times
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Wilkes on Trial

By Charles Sevilla

Like a graffiti-covered wall, the State v. Diderot case has legendary defense attorney John Wilkes' name written all over it. The victim is pretty, blind, white, and defenseless, and her alleged attacker is anything but. Lyle Diderot has a face that would terrify his own mother, not to mention...

"Given his run of bad luck before the bench, you have to wonder who Wilkes wouldn't mind hearing his cases. Forget Perry Mason, counselor. Wilkes really does succeed, repeatedly, in turning this courtroom into a circus." - Kirkus Assoicates
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