Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Tattoo Tuesday

Prosecutor's stand next to a lot of defendants, at arraignments and when we take guilty pleas, for example. That means we see a lot of tattoos, and many are quite superb. I am pleased to say that I haven't seen anything like these.

While we're on the subject, here's some general information about gangs and ink.

Which reminds me: it's quite common for people on a budget to do their own tattoos. One young man in our courtroom had done a nice job, a perfect and unsmudged "2-1-5" on his throat. Which is awesome, except that he'd been shooting for his area code, which was 5-1-2, and tatt'ed himself in the mirror. No pictures, sadly, you'll have to take my word for it. But if he comes back....

And just because it's (a) on topic and (b) Halloween:

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