We Need More Grandmothers In Court!!!

Why Lawyers should never ask a witness a question if they  aren’t prepared for the answer…….
In a trial, a Southern small town prosecuting attorney called  his  first
witness to the stand … a grand motherly, elderly woman.  

He approached her and asked, “Mrs. Jones, do you know  me?”She responded, “Why, yes I do know you, Mr. Williams. I’ve known you  since you were a young boy, and frankly, you’ve been a big disappointment to me.  You lie, you cheat on your wife, you manipulate people and talk about them behind their backs. You think you’re a big shot when you haven’t the brains to realize you never will amount to anything more than  a two-bit paper pusher.
Yes, I know you.” The Lawyer was stunned.  Not knowing what else to do, he pointed  across the room and asked, “Mrs. Jones, do you know the defense attorney?” She again replied, “Why yes, I do. I’ve known Mr. Bradley since he  was a youngster too. He’s lazy, bigoted, and he has a drinking problem. He can’t  build a normal relationship with anyone and his law practice is one of the worst in the entire state. Not to mention he cheated on his wife with three different women, one of them was your wife. Yes, I know him.” The defense  attorney almost died. The judge asked both counselors to approach the bench, and in a very  quiet voice, said: “If either of you bastards asks her if she knows me,  I’ll throw your sorry asses in jail for  contempt.”