March 9, 2017
Of Course They Did
A Miami defense lawyer’s pants burst into flames Wednesday afternoon as he began his closing arguments in front of a jury — in an arson case. Stephen Gutierrez, who was arguing that his client’s car spontaneously combusted and was not intentionally set on fire, had been fiddling in his pocket as he was about to address jurors when smoke began billowing out his right pocket, witnesses told the Miami Herald.
Posted by gerardvanderleun at March 9, 2017 7:48 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.
Great balls of fire, as the song goes.
Posted by: Howard Nelson at March 9, 2017 10:22 AM
Ok, I'll say it: Lawyer, Lawyer, pants on fire.
Posted by: Jewel Atkins at March 9, 2017 10:30 AM