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Cartoons: Legal Laughter

Published: October 6, 2011

Classic cartoons about lawyers, judges, and courtrooms from The Saturday Evening Post.

"Counsel, this isn't exactly what the court's definition of a 'sidebar' is." From May/Jun 1997


"Counsel, this isn't exactly what the court's definition of a 'sidebar' is."
From May/Jun 1997

"Are you sure you know what an executor does?" From July/Aug 2009


"Are you sure you know what an executor does?"
From Jul/Aug 2009

" ... and to Roger, whom I promised to mention in my will -'Hi there, Roger!'"; from Jan/Feb 2000


" ... and to Roger, whom I promised to mention in my will -'Hi there, Roger!'"
From Jan/Feb 2000

"Mrs. Plagendof, didn't I leave specific instructions that I am not to be disturbed while court is in recess?" From Jul/Aug 2000


"Mrs. Plagendof, didn't I leave specific instructions that I am not to be disturbed while court is in recess?"
From Jul/Aug 2000

"And. like a fool, I said, ’So sue me.’ " From May/Jun 2011


"And. like a fool, I said, 'So sue me.’ "
From May/Jun 2011

"We the jury find the defendant guilty and sentence him to life on jury duty." From Aug 1987


"We the jury find the defendant guilty and sentence him to life on jury duty."
From Aug 1987

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  • Irene Hernandez

    I really enjoyed the legal cartoons as well as many of the others.

  • Andrew Hankins

    These are good ones, i am a young kid and i get a kick out of these.I wish now of these days we get cartoons like these instead of our new ones.

  • Marie Toole

    This is the greatest. My son is a lawyer and so is my daughter-in-law and nephew. They will definitely get a kick out of these.

  • Charles Neumann

    Some of the captions got cut short. Still funny.