A seven-part series from a principled plaintiff. He wasn't in it for the money. Unless, of course, they wanted…

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Oct. 17 1997 3:30 AM

A seven-part series from a principled plaintiff. He wasn't in it for the money. Unless, of course, they wanted to offer him a lot of money.

A seven-part series from a principled plaintiff. He wasn't in it for the money. Unless, of course, they wanted to offer him a lot of money.

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Harry's lawsuit wasn't about the money. Unless, of course, the defendants wanted to offer him a lot of it. In his seven-part, 6,960-word series, Harry Shearer takes the reader on a guided tour of the polite hell that is our judicial system: He learns that justice can be bought (or rented, if you're on a budget), that contract law confuses even the experts, and that a judge who is obsessed with a 2-by-4 can't be trusted.

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"Harry Shearer vs. The Partners in Evil," by Harry Shearer, in Microsoft Word format.

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Harry Shearer is the host of radio's Le Show, a screenwriter, a competent character actor, and provider of several of the voices on The Simpsons.

Harry Shearer performs many of the voices on The Simpsons. He is also a weekly commentator on ABC TV's World News Now and has a nationally syndicated radio program called Le Show.

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