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.