Attorney: Doctor, as a result of your examination of the plaintiff, is the young lady pregnant?
Witness: The young lady is pregnant — but not as a result of my examination.
Attorney: What is the meaning of sperm being present?
Witness: It indicates intercourse.
Attorney: Male sperm?
Witness: That is the only kind I know.
Attorney: Do you know how far pregnant you are now?
Witness: I'll be three months on November 8.
Attorney: Apparently, then, the date of conception was August 8?
Attorney: What were you doing at that time?
Attorney: All right, Mr. C., is it not a fact that this witness came into this court here and admitted to having sexual relations with you in open court, in front of the jury?
Attorney: Mr. Clark, you went on a rather elaborate honeymoon, didn't you?
Witness: I went to Europe, sir.
Attorney: And did you take your new wife?
Attorney: Do you have any children or anything of that kind?
Attorney: She had three children, right?
Attorney: How many were boys?
Attorney: Were there girls?
Attorney: Please state the nature of your relationship to the minor child?
Witness: I'm his mother.
Attorney: And you have been so all of his life?
Attorney: What is your relationship with the plaintiff?
Witness: She is my daughter.
Attorney: Was she your daughter on February 13, 1979?
Attorney: Mrs. Jones, do you believe you are emotionally stable?
Witness: I used to be.
Attorney: How many times have you committed suicide?
Attorney: Now, Mrs. Johnson, how was your first marriage terminated?
Witness: By death.
Attorney: And by whose death was it terminated?
Attorney: What happened then?
Witness: He told me, he says, "I have to kill you because you can identify me."
Attorney: Did he kill you?
Attorney: Was it you or your brother that was killed in the war?
Attorney: Were you acquainted with the deceased?
Witness: Yes, sir.
Attorney: Before or after he died?
Attorney: Now, doctor, isn't it true that when a person dies in his sleep, in most cases he just passes quietly away and doesn't know anything about it until the next morning?
Attorney: Doctor, how many autopsies have you performed on dead people?
Witness: All my autopsies are performed on dead people.
Attorney: When was the last time you saw the deceased?
Witness: At his funeral.
Attorney: Did he make any comments to you at that time?
"If you or any member of your family has been killed . . ."
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Attorney: Now — you have investigated other murders, have you not, where there was a victim?
Attorney: I show you Exhibit 3 and ask you if you recognize that picture.
Witness: That's me.
Attorney: Were you present when that picture was taken?
Attorney: How far apart were the vehicles at the time of collision?
Attorney: Was that the same nose you broke as a child?
Attorney: This Myasthenia Gavis, does it affect your memory at all?
Attorney: And in whay ways does it affect your memory?
Witness: I forget things.
Attorney: You forget things? Can you give us an example of something you've forgotten?
Attorney: How long have you been a French Canadian?
Attorney: Can you describe the individual?
Witness: He was about medium height and had a beard.
Attorney: Was this a male or female?
Attorney: The youngest son, the 20-year-old, how old is he?
Judge: Please begin.
Attorney: Thank you. [To witness:] Miss, while you have, if you do have—you still—oh, you don't.
Judge: That was a great start, Counsel.
Attorney: When he went — had you gone — and had she — if she wanted to and were able, for the time being excluding all the restraints on her not to go — gone also — would he have brought you — meaning you and she — with him to the station?
Opposing Counsel: Objection, your Honor! That question ought to be taken out and shot.
Attorney: Your Honor, he is . . . on the witness list, he has been called. We know where he is. I'm intending to call him. I don't know why I'm being circumcised.
Judge: Because you are Jewish, but beyond that—circumscribed, Counselor.
Attorney: That too.
Attorney: Were you present in court this morning when you were sworn in?
Attorney: Were you alone or by yourself?
Attorney: So you were gone until you returned?
Attorney: You don't know what it was, and you didn't know what it looked like, but can you describe it?
Attorney: Your Honor — I'd like to strike the next question.