“Arise, you sons of bitches”

Robert Walburn, Miles Lord

Federal Judge Miles Lord is preparing his closing statement on the Dalkon shield case (as reported by his secretary):

He meets me in chambers Saturday morning to work on the draft. I listen to his recording: “Rise, you sons of bitches….” The judge looks at me. “Maybe we should tone it down a bit”, I offer.


Author: John Emerson

An nescis, mi fili, quantilla prudentia mundus regatur.

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