Puddleby Court Log: 1 Spring, year 536 of The Ascendancy. 19:36

In the matter of Vagile v Kalian, accused of “Frog murder”

Before the jurors: Alone, Bill, WormTounge

With Bellafae serving as Bailiff.
To all who read these precepts, the following transcript of this trial is true and correct, to the best of my knowledge.
Clera, reporting.

[Bellafae] This court is now in session, The Honourable Judge Haengemie presiding.
[Haengemie] <standard pre-trial court briefing>
[Vagile] He slortered a frog
[Vagile] witness: althea
[Haengemie] Thank you, Vagile
[Haengemie] Althea, please approach the witness railing, to the Northeast of the jury box. You have 15 seconds.
[Haengemie] Thank you, Althea. You have been called to testify in this matter, please state the pertinent facts to the jury.
[Haengemie] Althea, you have 90 seconds to speak.
[Althea] a sweet lil frog was cavortin in town with us
[Althea] he was kissin us an ribbitin
[Althea] Kalian kept askin if he could kill it
[Althea] an we kept saying "no!"
[Althea] then lil froggie kissed us
[Althea] an we became froggies too
[Althea] even kalian
[Althea] but still...
[Althea] Althea wipes away a tear
[Althea] he murdered him
[Althea] in cold blood
[Althea] well...
[Althea] of course amphibians HAVE cold blood
[Althea] but Kalian's blood was cold
[Althea] when he murdered lil froggie
[Haengemie] 10 seconds remaining, Please finish up, or say "done"...
[Althea] Althea cries
[Althea] Althea chokes back a sob
[Althea] d... d..
[Haengemie] Thank you, Althea
[Althea] done
[Haengemie] Kalian, you have 90 seconds to speak.
[Kalian] That thing or frog you speak of was chalk full of disese and people were kissing it.
[Kalian] I had no choice but to kill the darn thing for the sake of the people of Puddleby
[Kalian] Hundred or mabey thousands could have been killed
[Kalian] I was doing all of us a favour
[Kalian] an EPIDEMIC!
[Kalian] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Kalian
[Haengemie] Vagile, you have 120 seconds to speak.
[Vagile] He murderated a frog
[Vagile] He did not stand for the judge
[Vagile] Jail's too good for him.
[Vagile] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Vagile
[Haengemie] Kalian, you have 120 seconds to speak.
[Kalian] Im standing!
[Kalian] U like that!
[Kalian] Well im just saying it could of kill thousands
[Kalian] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Kalian
[Haengemie] <standard jury verdict briefing>
[Bellafae] Bellafae hands Haengemie the jury's verdict.

  Votes innocent: 0
  Votes guilty: 2
  Votes frivolous: 1
  Abstaining: 0

[Haengemie] Kalian this court finds you guilty, as accused.
[Haengemie] <standard jury sentence briefing>
[Haengemie] Jurors, you should take Kalian's record into account when deciding what sentence to recommend.
[Bellafae] Bellafae hands Haengemie the jury's sentencing recommendation.

  Total recommended jail time: 11 min
  Total recommended fine: 60c
  Total jurors: 3
  Avg recommended jail/fine: 3 min/20c

[Haengemie] Kalian, you are hereby sentenced to spend 3 minutes in the Puddleby jail,
[Haengemie] and fined 20 coins.
[Haengemie] Judge Haengemie bangs his gavel
[Haengemie] This court is adjourned.

Court adjourned at 20:19 on 1 Spring, 536