The case against Lady Amandine has finally come to a head after her being in jail for two months. Dupre's charges against her are not in dispute, although the legal, moral and political implications are a matter of hot debate. This knights trial will be judged by a simple majority, NOT by unanimous vote. Trial Members: Judge: EM Tiberies Prosecutor #1: PLAYER Prosecutor #2: PLAYER Defender #1: PLAYER Defender #2: PLAYER Juror #1: PLAYER Juror #2: PLAYER Juror #3: PLAYER Juror #4: PLAYER Juror #5: PLAYER Juror #6: PLAYER Juror #7: PLAYER Lord Dupre will discuss the charges against the defendant before she is brought in. The Judge will address Lady Amandine. Prosecutor #1 will have 10 min to bring his/her case against the defendant, with an additional SMALL period of Q&A. Prosecutor #2 will have 10 min to bring his/her case against the defendant, with an additional SMALL period of Q&A. Defender #1 will then have 10 min to bring forth his/her defense for the defendant, with an additional SMALL period of Q&A. Defender #2 will then have 10 min to bring forth his/her defense for the defendant, with an additional SMALL period of Q&A. Once the case has been fully defended/prosecuted, each of the Jurors will have the opportunity to ask 3 questions each. These questions can be directed at Lady Amandine, the Judge, the Prosecutors, or to the Defense. The Judge will then have a small period of Q&A. Lady Amandine will speak. The Judge will ask each of the jurors the following Questions/Charges: #1: Did Lady Amandine commit unlawful murder, or was it a just killing under the protection of Martial Law? #2: Were the actions of Lady Amandine immoral, and unbecoming of an officer of the Knights of the Crux Ansata? #3: Have the actions of Lady Amandine damaged her standing within the Crux Ansata and in Britannia as a whole? #4: Is Lady Amandine still fit to lead the Knights of the Crux Ansata? Upon a not guilty verdict, the defendant will be dismissed and free to go. Upon a guilty verdict on one (or more) of the four charges/questions the each of the jurors will be given the option of one of these four punishments. #1: Death, public execution, entire Amandine estate given to Reddish's two brothers. #2: Retirement, permanent retirement and removal from the Knights of the Crux Ansata, and reparations paid to Reddish's brothers. #3: Censure, public condemnation of her actions by the Crux Ansata and possible demotion, and reparations paid to Reddish's brothers. #4: Reprimand, public apology and reparations paid to Reddish's brothers. ------------------ We have 11 spaces for player participants in this trial. To sign up, you will need to send an email to [email protected] with the following information: #1: Your character's name. #2: Verify you are available for at least 3 hours starting at Thursday July 19th, 2012 @ 8:30pm EST and will not be late. #3: Your choice of positions in order of desire. This is NOT a guarantee. #4: The ability of your character/yourself to fulfill the role appointed, even if it is contrary to your own opinion. IMPORTANT: Signups will open at 8:30pm EST on July 18th (24 hours before the trial starts), any emails received before this date/time will be ignored. Positions will be filled at EM's discretion based on email TIME STAMP starting at 8:30pm EST on the 18th. Those not chosen will be in the audience, as this will be a public trial. Fiction will be released prior to the trial.