Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Vote for the caption that best depicts this pilloried lawyer's problem

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Poll: Vote for the caption that best depicts this pilloried lawyer’s problem

  • 24.62%
    “Oh, sure, as if I’m the first to stick my neck out for a guilty client.”
  • 17.46%
    “Hi! Would either of you be interested in joining the Medieval Bar Association? First-time members will be entered into a raffle to win this antique pillory.”
  • 57.92%
    “Then I said, ‘Judge, you don’t have the guts to hold me in contempt.’ ”

What did this lawyer do to earn his public scorn? We perused about 100 entries for this month’s pillory-themed cartoon caption contest, and now it’s time to vote for the winning entry. 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:

• “Hi! Would either of you be interested in joining the Medieval Bar Association? First-time members will be entered into a raffle to win this antique pillory.” —Submitted by Min Soo Kim of Jersey City, New Jersey

• “Then I said, ‘Judge, you don’t have the guts to hold me in contempt.’ ” —Submitted by Keith F. Houston of Houston

• “Oh, sure, as if I’m the first to stick my neck out for a guilty client.” —Submitted by Brandon Jean of West Hartford, Connecticut

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

Voting period: The poll closes at 11:59 p.m. CT on Sunday, March 25.

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, click this link. To view winning cartoons from 2017, check out this gallery or follow the Cartoon Caption Contest RSS feed.

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