Puddleby Court Log: 73 Autumn, year 537 of The Ascendancy. 19:10

In the matter of Tarf v Resoir, accused of “extortion and possession of stolen property”

Before the jurors: Michael Aridfox, Latrek, Ciric, Trillium, Mace Windu, Solas, Cloud, Grumble, Geotzou

The Honourable Judge Haengemie, presiding.
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>
[Tarf] pardon my stench. these are not happy days. As District Attorney, nothing will get in the way of prosecuting criminals.
[Tarf] this fellow im suing
[Tarf] on behalf of puddleby
[Tarf] who doesnt respect this court enuf to attend
[Tarf] has one of Libros' stolen tomes
[Tarf] furthermore, he has been extorting money for it in town
[Tarf] Resoir says, "You all pay me 100c"
[Tarf] Resoir yells, "ok, How about this? Unless I get 5k From Everyone, I'll throw the book away! Thats Collectivly People!"
[Tarf] this exile clearly is out for his own self interest
[Haengemie] 10 seconds remaining, Please finish up, or say "done"...
[Tarf] and undermines what is best for puddleby
[Tarf] witness: lursa
[Haengemie] Thank you, Tarf
[Haengemie] Lursa, please approach the witness railing, to the Northeast of the jury box. You have 15 seconds.
[Haengemie] Thank you, Lursa. You have been called to testify in this matter, please state the pertinent facts to the jury.
[Haengemie] Lursa, you have 90 seconds to speak, unless the jury deems your testimony irrelevant.
[Lursa] I had reached town from studying in the library..
[Lursa] Resior pulled me aside and asked me personally if I wanted to buy the tome for an outraqgeous price of 1000c!
[Lursa] As Tarf has proved before that these tomes are properity of Libros and that we can't stand for this!
[Haengemie] 10 seconds remaining, Please finish up, or say "done"...
[Lursa] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Lursa
[Haengemie] Haengemie looks around
[Haengemie] Hmmm...
[Haengemie] Very well...
[Haengemie] Tarf, you have 120 seconds to speak, unless the jury deems your testimony irrelevant.
[Tarf] these tomes are for the benefit of all of puddleby
[Tarf] not one individual selfish exile
[Tarf] case law is against him, for several have been convicted already of this crime
[Tarf] but this is a most severe circumstance!
[Tarf] he extorts money from us for the tome!
[Tarf] and his actions, by going to the library
[Tarf] demonstrate that he doesnt respect you, that he wants to avoid punishment
[Tarf] for he knows he is wrong
[Tarf] show him you can not avoid puddleby's justice!
[Tarf] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Tarf
[Haengemie] Haengemie looks around
[Haengemie] Hmmm...
[Haengemie] Very well...
[Haengemie] <standard jury verdict briefing>
[Bellafae] Bellafae hands Haengemie the jury's verdict.

  Votes innocent: 2
  Votes guilty: 7
  Votes frivolous: 0
  Abstaining: 0

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

  Total recommended jail time: 330 min
  Total recommended fine: 2750c
  Total jurors: 9
  Avg recommended jail/fine: 36 min/305c

[Haengemie] Since Resoir is not present, this court will note the sentence, and pronounce it when they return.
[Haengemie] Clera, please note that Resoir is sentenced to 36 minutes in jail, with a fine amount of 305c.
[Haengemie] Plus 14c for delayed-court costs.
[Haengemie] Judge Haengemie bangs his gavel
[Haengemie] This court is adjourned.

Court adjourned at 20:01 on 73 Autumn, 537