Judge quotes Billy Madison

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It would appear that Adam Sandler films are now considered a source of legal authority in Texas. God Bless America:

Possibly Best Legal Footnote of All Time

March 8, 2006 · While denying a motion in a bankruptcy case, Texas bankruptcy Judge Leif Clark invokes the movie Billy Madison in this footnote that appeared at the bottom of his ruling. God bless him.

"In the words of the competition judge to Adam Sandler's title character in the movie Billy Madison, after Billy Madison had responded to a question with an answer that sounded superficially reasonable but lacked any substance:

'Mr Madison, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I've ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response was there anything that could even be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.'

Deciphering motions like the one presented here wastes valuable chamber staff time, and invites this sort of footnote."
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5251791

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