Charles M. Sevilla finds comic gems in court transcripts. This new collection starts with a chapter on defendants (one of whom, when asked his marital status, replies after a long pause, "Adequate") and follows with sections on lawyers, experts, witnesses, evidence and even one called "Malaprops". Sevilla's stories have become viral Internet sensations, priming readers for more disorder.
Perennially on the "Best Lawyers in America" list, Charles M. Sevilla has a private law practice in San Diego. He is the author of Wilkes on Trial and Wilkes: His Life and Crimes and a columnist for Forum.