Focus online - Court Jesters (or get ready for Skit Nite 2011)


Lawyers making fun of themselves to raise money for charity: it’s not a joke, but Skit Nite at the Faculty of Law does have a reputation for milking the experiences of students, professors and lawyers themselves for punch lines that hit close to home.

There are plenty of jokes about lawyers but those written by lawyers themselves seem much harder to come by. Enter Skit Nite at the Faculty of Law, a long-running, self-described “Saturday Night Live meets Law School” one-night event of skits, songs, dramatic spoofs and even the occasional moment of improv...