Just the Facts
Posted by Bob on October 31, 2002
In Reply to: Just the Facts posted by Jason on October 31, 2002
: I am looking for the origin of an old legal adage that goes something like: If you case is strong argue the facts, if your case is mediocre argue the law, itf your case is weak attack the other side.
: Assistance would be greatly appriciated
Don't have an origin, but most lawyers know the cliche as "If the facts are on your side, bang on the facts. If the law is on your side, bang on the law. If neither the facts nor the law is on your side, bang on the table."
- Variation ESC 10/31/02