Heard in evidence in court cases

  • Q: What is your date of birth?
  • A: July fifteenth.
  • Q: What year?
  • A: Every year.    

  • Q: What gear were you in at the moment of the impact?
  • A: Gucci sweats and Reeboks.    

  • Q: This myasthenia gravis, does it affect your memory at all?
  • A: Yes.
  • Q: And in what ways does it affect your memory?
  • A: I forget.
  • Q: You forget. Can you give us an example of something that you’ve forgotten?    

  • Q: How old is your son, the one living with you?
  • A: Thirty-eight or thirty-five, I can’t remember which.
  • Q: How long has he lived with you?
  • A: Forty-five years.    

  • Q: What was the first thing your husband said to you when he woke up that morning?
  • A: He said, “Where am I, Cathy?”
  • Q: And why did that upset you?
  • A: My name is Susan.    

  • Q: Do you know if your daughter has ever been involved in voodoo or the occult?
  • A: We both do.
  • Q: Voodoo?
  • A: We do.
  • Q: You do?
  • A: Yes, voodoo.    

  • Q: Now doctor, isn’t it true that when a person dies in his sleep, he doesn’t know about it until the next morning?    

  • Q: The youngest son, the twenty-year old, how old is he?    

  • Q: Were you present when your picture was taken?    

  • Q: So the date of the conception (of the baby) was August 8th?
  • A: Yes.
  • Q: And what were you doing at that time?    

  • Q: She had three children, right?
  • A: Yes.
  • Q: How many were boys?
  • A: None.
  • Q: Were there any girls?    

  • Q: How was your first marriage terminated?
  • A: By death.
  • Q: And by whose death was it terminated?    

  • Q: Can you describe the individual?
  • A: He was about medium height and had a beard.
  • Q: Was this a male, or a female?   


  • Q: Doctor, how many autopsies have you performed on dead people?
  • A: All my autopsies are performed on dead people.    

  • Q: All your responses must be oral, OK? What school did you go to?
  • A: Oral.    

  • Q: Do you recall the time that you examined the body?
  • A: The autopsy started around 8:30 p.m.
  • Q: And Dennington was dead at the time?
  • A: No, he was sitting on the table wondering why I was doing an autopsy.    

  • Q: Are you qualified to give a urine sample?    

  • Q: Doctor, before you performed the autopsy, did you check for a pulse?
  • A: No.
  • Q: Did you check for blood pressure?
  • A: No.
  • Q: Did you check for breathing?
  • A: No.
  • Q: So, then it is possible that the patient was alive when you began the autopsy?
  • A: No.
  • Q: How can you be so sure, Doctor?
  • A: Because his brain was sitting on my desk in a jar.
  • Q: But could the patient have still been alive, nevertheless?
  • A: Yes, it is possible that he could have been alive and practicing law somewhere.


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