Why People Wear Camo in Courtrooms: A Theory

This is an actual exchange I had with another attorney in court yesterday.

Male Attorney: That young lady was dressed very nicely; you should have taken a picture of her for your blog as an example of what is appropriate.

Jenn: You’re right; she was. And I should have. But I was too distracted with trying to get a picture of that — [nods on the direction of a young man standing near the judge’s bench] — to get her. Why would you come to court dressed like that?

M.A.: Maybe he thought if he wore camo the judge wouldn’t be able to see him?

Jenn: Hmm… Could be. From this angle the color does sort of blend with the carpet…