The Dock Brief

The Dock Brief $12.99

John Mortimer

Published by Samuel French Ltd

2 Male 0 Female

A seedy lawyer has been waiting for years to make a grandstand defense

He is assigned to defend an innocuous little man accused of murdering his wife in this one act play

The man cheerfully admits his guilt; he simply couldn't stand his wife's constant joking and laughing

The trial ends and the verdict is a foregone conclusion

The lawyer begs his client to let him appeal

Ironically the man is reprieved because of the ineptitude of his defense

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