Taking his seat in chambers, the judge faced the opposing lawyers. "I have been presented by both of you with a bribe," the judge bagan. Both lawyers squirmed uncomfortably. "You, Attorney Leoni, gave me $15,000. And you, ASttorney Campos, gave me $10,000."
The judge reached in his pocket a pulled out a check, which he handed to Leoni. "Now, then, I'm returning $5,000, and we are going to decide this case solely on its merits."