5 Surefire Ways To Annoy A Judge

Law360, New York (February 5, 2010, 6:20 PM EST) -- Did you hear the one about the lawyer who asked the judge to postpone a trial so he could catch a football game? Or the one who read his brief, word for word, to the whole courtroom? How about the one where the lawyer dissed Cornell University Law School — only to discover it was the judge's alma mater?

Law360 asked trial lawyers, judges and litigation consultants to share some cautionary tales and advice for keeping the gaffes out of the courtroom. Here are five fail-safe...
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