A Level Playing Field!

The judge summoned the opposing lawyers to his chambers.

Confronting the lawyers, the judge said: “Each of you has presented me with a bribe.”

The lawyers squirmed uncomfortably.

“Mr. Hearnski, you gave me $15,000. Mr. Joy, you gave me $10,000.”

The judge then handed a check to attorney Hearnski.

“Now then, I’m returning $5,000 to Mr. Hearnski and we’ll decide this case solely on its merits!”

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