Best foot forward?
"Straight from the courthouse?"
"Prosecution and Defense Counsels, defendant, Jury, Judge, the lot!" confirmed Alex.
"And you couldn't go and change first?"
"You poor baby…"
"I know. Can you arrest him?"
"I don't think so Sweetie - I know you know the law better than I do, but I don't think that's a crime."
"But they were Jimmy Choos!" protested Alex, visibly upset.
"I know sweetie, I know. But I really can't arrest Judge Harman for criminal damage to a pair of shoes, no matter how soft the leather or delicate the heel...." explained Olivia seriously, rubbing her hand in soothing circles over her lover's back.
"But they're ruined! I'll never be able to wear them again! They're damaged, and it was a crime…" Alex was actually pouting now.
"I know sweetie, I know. But what would Liz Donnelly say if I asked for a prosecutor in the case of Judge Harmon vs the City?"
"She'd say about bloody time, he's insane!"
"Maybe, but still, I can't arrest a Judge for making you take the court case to the crime scene.....even if your Jimmy Choos were wrecked because the perp chose a chicken coop to hide the evidence....."
A/O, shoes, a chicken coop