Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

Folklaw are reporting on one of those tales…

A Queensland woman who pretended to be a lawyer to help some mates has been fined $1000.
The Ipswich Queensland Times reports that Claudia Samira Ramzy received the fine for drug and bail offences after she came to the attention of police while purporting to be a lawyer.
In February two male associates of Ramzy were being questioned by police when she approached the group claiming to be the lawyer for one of the men.
In one of those classic ‘seems like a good idea at the time’ scenarios that quickly go pear-shaped, the cops soon picked her for a non-lawyer and, after searching her, found she was carrying drugs, including cannabis and dioxymethyl amphetamine.
The Ipswich Magistrates Court heard that Ramzy was once a law student before falling in with the wrong crowd.
Full article here.