Witherspoon felt optimistic about their case against Shakey Jake Morrison, the "alleged" felon.
His appearance was in marked contrast to the public defender who usually inherited the Shakey Jakes of the world.
At first he was disappointed, but the look on the faces of Shakey Jake and his dapper counsel indicated the deal was not to their liking.
Now speaking of Shakey, there was a pretty exhaustive Neil Young biographer a couple years back with the name Shakey.
SRI International worked on "Shakey" the robot from 1966-1972.
It looked clunkier than the well-known Lost in Space robot, but Shakey's introduction was a big step forward in robotics and eventually led to breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI).
The New York Times even dubbed Shakey the "first electronic person."
Robots appeared in movies, on TV and in literature long before Shakey's debut.
Perhaps that robot inspired Shakey's conception.
Shakey Jake, named for a nervous tic, looked less nervous than he should have for someone facing heavy time.
Before this started, I'd have settled for half of what Shakey Jake caught, all because his lawyer didn't know when to shut up!
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