Omaha.com: "A special mock trial in the case of Humpty Dumpty resulted in $300,000 for the damaged egg.There you have it: The stupidity of the American legal system in a
The mock trial, sponsored by Omaha Bar Association, was conducted Wednesday at the Hruska Federal Courthouse for 120 fourth-graders from Omaha's Dundee Elementary and Brownell-Talbot schools.
The jury of 12 students awarded the imaginary character $300,000 for a fall at a fictional Mr. King's auto dealership.
Actors from the Omaha Theater for Young People played the parts of Humpty Dumpty and the witnesses."[emphasis added]
Perhaps in the next act they could portray the employees of Mr. King's auto dealership losing their jobs, while Dumpty's attorney shops for a new Mercedes at another dealer.