Upon returning home, he was greeted with a congratulatory hug from his wife. She also wore a sheepish grin on her face.
"What's got you so tickled today" he inquired?
She put a hand on his shoulder. "Do you realize that by presiding over your case today you surpassed Elena Kagan in the number of trial cases heard?
If this weren't a sad fact of truth, it might actually be funny.