The prosecutor says to me while I'm on the stand, "Did you kill that man?"
I said, "No."
He said, "Do you know what the penalty for perjury is?"
I said, "Yeah it's a lot less than the penalty for murder."
I was found not guilty of lying in court.
That’s per the judge not perjury.
A man is charged with first-degree murder and is on the stand, being questioned by the prosecution.
“Did you commit the crime?”
“No sir, I did not.”
“I remind you that you are under oath. Do you know the penalty for perjury?”
“Yes sir, and it’s a darn sight less than the penalty for murder.”
Catholics will get it :-)
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