His eyes fell upon the cause list of the Royal Courts of Justice, and he sighed.
It is said that we throw over our cases—that we do not appear when the names of our clients are reached in the cause list!
I entered the charge in the cause list, "Police v. John Smithers, vagrancy," and then looked at the vagrant.
The judge looked through the cause list till he found the case, putting a mark against it on the paper.
I remember one day, when asking for the bill of fare, he said, 'Will you kindly let me look at the cause list.'