Yelling At The Judge? Bold Strategy From The Prosecution

995442Yes this is about the YSL trial. With all of the hits coming out of this trial, we might not even need Barter 7. For those behind, the shenanigans include:

  • Months spent just on jury selection
  • Attorneys being ordered to buy people lunch
  • $10 fines per cell phone ring
  • The choice between homework assignments or jail
  • An apparent in-court drug deal
  • Assaulting an officer

And all that is just from the 4/20 article last year! Since then, lawyer getting in trouble has been a consistent theme — Nicole Fegan faced some legal trouble over giving a non-client advice and Fani Willis — the lead prosecutor on the case —  has been all over the news. Today’s entertainment comes from a district attorney from her office, Adriane Love. Her shouting match with a judge is a good example of what not to do in court:

For any aspiring trial attorneys, quick tip: if you’re yelling at a judge and they ask you to take a seat, take a seat.

Chris Williams became a social media manager and assistant editor for Above the Law in June 2021. Prior to joining the staff, he moonlighted as a minor Memelord™ in the Facebook group Law School Memes for Edgy T14s.  He endured Missouri long enough to graduate from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. He is a former boatbuilder who cannot swim, a published author on critical race theory, philosophy, and humor, and has a love for cycling that occasionally annoys his peers. You can reach him by email at and by tweet at @WritesForRent.


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