Bizarro news: A Colorado Man Used a Stuffed Owl Named “Solomon” as His Defense Attorney. It Was Not a Hoot.

I’m no legal expert, but something tells me this isn’t exactly a great move for your case. From Arbroath:

Charles Abbott arrived at court in Aspen, Colorado, on Tuesday with a stuffed owl and placed it on the defence table in front of him. “He’s a very sensitive guy, has law degrees from Yale, Harvard and Stanford,” Abbott told Pitkin County Court Judge Erin Fernandez-Ely. “I think he’ll be able to represent me before a public defender comes online.”

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  • Dana Garcia

    Stuffed with pot maybe.

    • Frau Katze

      Could well be. Either that or he’s a nutcase.

      • Alain

        You know I am not so sure. The owl is likely just as qualified and won’t be riping the fellow off. Although I still think a stuffed shark would have been more appropriate.

  • eMan14

    Solomon whoo?

  • Edubeat

    I guess the judge in the case didn’t give a hoot for Solomon’s courtroom behavior