Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption: Brush up your best work of art for this courtroom scene

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Is this an artful opening statement in the literal sense, or is the painter lawyer just trying to capture the judge’s good side? Send us your best caption for this cartoon. The winner of our March challenge will see their caption and credit printed in an upcoming issue of the ABA Journal.

March cartoon 2019

Congrats to January-February’s winning contest contributor, Charles Bender of Warrington, Pennsylvania. His caption below will appear in an upcoming issue of the ABA Journal.

February 2019 cartoon

“According to the local legend, a genie granted this judge one wish, and the judge said: ‘Normally I like beer, but I always wanted to know what it felt like to get stoned.’ ”

How the contest works: Readers are asked to consider what’s happening in the cartoon in this post and submit clever, original captions. ABA Journal staff will review entries, pick their favorites, then ask readers to vote on the best of the bunch.

How to enter: Submit the caption you think best fits the scene depicted in the cartoon above by emailing captions[at]abajournal[dot]com with “March Caption Contest” in the subject line.

Deadline for entry: Contest entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CT on Sunday, March 17.

The prize: Bragging rights. Plus, the winning caption and credit to the caption writer will appear in an upcoming issue of the ABA Journal.

For complete rules, click this link. To view winning cartoons from this year, check out this gallery or follow the Cartoon Caption Contest RSS feed.

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