Q: You can’t just have a bunch of clients with preexisting intentions to kill someone?
A: Yeah, that would certainly make things more risky for the firm.
— An exchange between Above the Law columnist Carolyn Elefant and Daily Show correspondent Jordan Klepper, in a segment about the trend of small law firms offering “self-defense retainer plans” for gun owners.
(Read more and watch the full, funny clip, after the jump.)
Last month, Carolyn Elefant wrote a post for Above the Law entitled Is A Virginia Small Firm’s $8.33/Month Self-Defense Retainer Plan A Hit Or Miss? A Daily Show producer came across Carolyn’s piece in the course of researching the subject of these “insurance plans” for gun owners, then invited her on the show.
Here’s the full clip. Carolyn appears around the 1:45 mark:
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