Did You Hear the One About the Appellate Lawyer?

Stop us if you've heard this, but the Supreme Court isn't always a temple of solemnity; justices have fun, too.

, Supreme Court Brief


With a full plate of problems in its 2013 term, the U.S. Supreme Court still found some humor in its pursuit of solutions, and sometimes at the expense of the lawyers appearing before it. Here are some lighter moments that provoked outright or nervous laughter—moments that some lawyers may prefer to forget.

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