Really, what do they do for #4? This Midwestern liberal atheist has never been in a courtroom and wants to know.
Witness are given the choice of "swearing" or "affirming." It is wise to let the Court know in advance that you prefer to affirm sans bible so that the jurors don't have to watch you refuse to touch their holy book.
I'll have to send this to my husband. My husband the attorney. And see which one he uses most.
I spit decaf coffee all over my keyboard when I read panel 6. "...really comfortable"...STOP IT!! You're making my belly jiggle!!
If it turns up marked "Return to Sender," he'd best plead Nolo Contendere.
If his lawyer's licked, you must convict.
If you are unkempt, you're in contempt.
If his nose shows growth, he broke his oath.
If your alibi's vague, come down with the plague.