Taking his seat in his chambers, the judge faced the opposing lawyers.
"So," he said, "I have been presented, by both of you, with a bribe." Both lawyers squirmed uncomfortably.
"You, attorney Leon, gave me $15,000.
And you, attorney Campos, gave me $10,000." The judge reached into his pocket and pulled out a check.
He handed it to Leon ...
"Now then, I'm returning $5,000, and we're going to decide this case solely on its merits."