Puddleby Court Log: 36 Summer, year 539 of The Ascendancy. 07:40

In the matter of Sleipnir v Shadrock, accused of “the theft of divers monies”

Before the jurors: Ace Rimmer, Quinix, Tarf, Coeur de Leon, Kyp, Solohawk

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.

[Haengemie] <standard pre-trial court briefing>
[Sleipnir] Dear Jurors....
[Sleipnir] I was sitting in the Town Square....
[Sleipnir] When I was approached by Shadrock.
[Sleipnir] He cut my purse, and stole 10 coins.
[Sleipnir] That be the simple story.
[Sleipnir] I wish the money returned, and Shadrock taught the errors of his ways.
[Sleipnir] Theft be unacceptable.
[Sleipnir] witness Heracles
[Sleipnir] Hmmm..
[Haengemie] 10 seconds remaining, Please finish up, or say "done"...
[Sleipnir] How do I call a witness?
[Sleipnir] I am indeed a foolish knight
[Sleipnir] witness: heracles
[Haengemie] Thank you, Sleipnir
[Haengemie] Heracles, please approach the witness railing, to the Northeast of the jury box. You have 15 seconds.
[Haengemie] Thank you, Heracles. You have been called to testify in this matter, please state the pertinent facts to the jury.
[Haengemie] Heracles, you have 90 seconds to speak, unless the jury deems your testimony irrelevant.
[Heracles] Sir Sleipnir and I were sitting in town conversing...
[Heracles] ...and Shadrock snuck up from behind, slitting Sir Sleipnir's money purse.
[Heracles] Shadrock continued to steal ten coins, and ran, refusing to return the money.
[Heracles] That is the simple truth. I shall not take any longer.
[Heracles] Done.
[Haengemie] Thank you, Heracles
[Haengemie] Haengemie looks around
[Haengemie] Hmmm...
[Haengemie] Very well...
[Haengemie] Sleipnir, you have 120 seconds to speak, unless the jury deems your testimony irrelevant.
[Sleipnir] I have nothing further to add.
[Sleipnir] The case be simple enough.
[Sleipnir] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Sleipnir
[Haengemie] Haengemie looks around
[Haengemie] Hmmm...
[Haengemie] Very well...
[Haengemie] <standard jury verdict briefing>
[Bellafae] Bellafae hands Haengemie the jury's verdict.

  Votes innocent: 0
  Votes guilty: 3
  Votes frivolous: 3
  Abstaining: 0

[Haengemie] Sleipnir this court has found your case frivolous.
[Haengemie] <standard jury sentence briefing>
[Haengemie] And, because I find the friviolity of this case to be contemptuous,...
[Haengemie] I'm going to double the maximum penalty (240 min/2000 c)
[Haengemie] I suggest that the jury recommend a stiff sentence.
[Haengemie] Jurors, you should take Sleipnir's record into account when deciding what sentence to recommend.
[Bellafae] Bellafae hands Haengemie the jury's sentencing recommendation.

  Total recommended jail time: 290 min
  Total recommended fine: 200c
  Total jurors: 6
  Avg recommended jail/fine: 48 min/33c

[Haengemie] Sleipnir, you are hereby sentenced to spend 48 minutes in the Puddleby jail,
[Haengemie] and fined 33 coins.
[Haengemie] Judge Haengemie bangs his gavel
[Haengemie] This court is adjourned.

Court adjourned at 8:22 on 36 Summer, 539