• Lawmerick: Gook on the National Anthem!

    Excerpts from Court Jester

    Raju Z. Moray

    January 11, 2018


    Gobble D. Gook has been following the shifts in position on the National Anthem case with great interest.

    Now, the Supreme Court has modified it's earlier order dated 30th November, 2016 making playing of the National Anthem prior to the screening of feature films in cinema halls mandatory.

    The learned AG made a refreshingly poetic suggestion:

    "The word 'shall' in the order could be changed to 'may'
    ….Leaving it to cinemas to play or not to play.."

    (He now qualifies to become an invisible lawyer and pen lawmericks..but till then, Gook continues to hold Fort)
    So here is his comment..

    Whenever the Anthem is played by any band
    You must show respect… and at least stand

    That's the latest position
    As per Milords disposition

    Unless this doesn't satisfy the 'patriots' demand..


    First published in The Invisible Lawyer.

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