Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Render your judgment on this courtroom scene

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Poll: Render your judgment on this courtroom scene

  • 28.55%
    “The perjury detector is now operational.”
  • 56.75%
    "When I said I’d tell the truth 'so help me God,' I didn’t mean it literally!”
  • 14.7%
    “I don't think this witness needs to place her hand on a Bible, Your Honor.”

The high ruling is in: We received more than 100 submissions for this month’s caption contest. Now, we need you to sound the horns and tell us your favorite. The caption that receives the most votes will appear in an upcoming issue of the magazine.

Vote in the cartoon poll for one of the captions listed below:

• “When I said I’d tell the truth ‘so help me God,’ I didn’t mean it literally!” —Submitted by Benjamin Dryden of Washington, D.C.

• “The perjury detector is now operational.” —Submitted by Antoinette Vacca of West Bend, Wisconsin

• “I don’t think this witness needs to place her hand on a Bible, Your Honor.” —Submitted by Richard Wolf of Westminster, Maryland

How to vote: Using our poll, select the caption you think best fits the scene depicted in the cartoon.

Voting period: Votes must be cast by 11:59 p.m. CT on Sunday, July 23.

What’s 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, follow this link. To view past cartoons, check out this gallery or follow the Cartoon Caption Contest RSS feed.

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