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A procedure to SUCK blood from all that is GOOD in LAW and JUSTICE

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CPC, Chow Chow and Wow!

The Civil Procedure Code talks about
What Justice should look like,
What the pleading should plead,
How the pleader should open his mouth.

There is a procedure
On what pen to use,
On the sharpness of the nib,
The colour of the ink,
And what boxes to tick.

Square boxes, twelve in number...
Goes the description.
And when a dozen ticks are done
By the client and his lawyer
Justice takes a 360 degree turn
And moves in a circle.

In a circle it moves
And as a fifth grader will tell you
Lines never end
Never ending lines, a circle it constitues.

[change of music]

Yeh Hai Youngistan Merji Jaan.
Wow? How? Chow Chow?
Is a Chinese breed of dog
With a tongue blue black,
A tongue which no purpose serves.
A tongue which describes the dog
And in description kills the cur.

How can tongues ever work?
Hands work and minds work.
Tongues are aplenty in the code, and hoards
Of teeth also; sucking blood from good,
And life from justice, a justice they do besmirch.
Tongues are aplenty in the code
It is the hands which shirk and the minds which shirk.

                                                                                                                   Legal Poet

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