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My Lord, please listen to what I have to say...

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When a petitioner appears in person before a court, the lack of finesse is expected.. The petitioner may not be as articulate and sophisticated as a practiced counsel but then, if you decide to fight it out yourself, you would surely have thought it over carefully, isn't it?
A petitioner, listed as XYZ, has been coming to court for a few years now and failed to be entertained by most judges. Simple reasoning for that... she was too loud, did not understand the law well enough and was too persistent to be heard despite the rage of judges at her errors.
Not to belittle the cause she was fighting, which may be as sincere as her claimed plight, but her approach has been the butt of many a jokes for some time now..
She has one favourite judge who has been giving her an ear. She stands in the court room and starts arguing as if she'll just bend over, across the bar just so that she is heard!
In the course of arguments, she gives rare opportunity to the opponent to talk and when he does get a chance to open his poor mouth, she does not contravene the statement but looks at the judge with soulful eyes and says, "My Lord, please listen to what I have to say... This gentleman is completely incorrect in his facts. Let me tell you what the true story is!"
She goes on and gets excited about her own version, to the extent of at times, not even letting the judge ask a question!
She is at least forty, dresses like she is twenty, behaves like an adolescent!
Imagine the plight of "My Dear Lord", and when the case will end!
Judges are sometimes faced with such characters, whom they cannot ignore for the sake of justice and cannot hear because they too are human and have limitations!

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