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A man who is his own lawyer...

Posted by ESC on June 17, 2008 at 10:33

In Reply to: A man who is his own lawyer... posted by pamela on June 16, 2008 at 23:48:

: : Please tell me what's the meaning of "a man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client" I'm really looking for an answer, thanks.

: Only a fool would represent himself in court (i.e. be his own lawyer). Pamela

I've looked in several references and haven't found a first use/origin yet.