Stories tagged “trial”

  • New Case

    “Thank you for taking this case.” the officer in front of Charles Bryant said, as they walked down the gray corridor. “If the military needs my help that’s no problem.” Charles replied. Internally he was thinking that he h...

    • Author: ChrisWDP
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • New Rules

    Charles started to review his options. There were no options for him. He had not volunteered for this, but had been ordered to arrive at the base today to defend a prisoner. The officer was still waiting for Charles to either respond or to start moving...

    • Author: ChrisWDP
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Holding Room

    A sense of dread was coming over Charles. Basic concepts in the public court system were gone. How many more basic laws were going to change? They continued down the corridor until it ended at a door. The officer slid his card through a security panel ...

    • Author: ChrisWDP
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Nothing But the Truth

    I had a hard time coming to terms with the death of both parents within a couple months of each other, especially seeing as I’d shot one. The court date had been set. I had exactly three weeks to prepare and my best friend’s older brother w...

    • Author: megannnn
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Judgement

    It is with great disappointment that I find myself preparing this judgement. As part of this society that has founded itself on the principles of free writing and the ability to represent ourselves through our words, we believe that once we have crafte...

    • Author: Foolhearted
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Bounds of Possibility

    “Please sum up the defence, Mr Davis,” said the judge. Daniel Davis looked around the courtroom as he stepped up to speak. He glanced over the tired jury, the restless crowd and the smug, slick prosecutor. Finally he looked hopelessly at hi...

  • Reality Television

    Welcome back to American Verdict, the show where you are the jury! All around America, you and people just like you have decided the final outcome. Over the past commercial break, we’ve counted up all those votes you’ve sent in, and now hav...

    • Author: DredZed
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
  • Broken (Day 26)

    Rayne rubbed her shoulder patch with one hand before settling back into the ‘at ease’ stance. The tri-colored lightning bolt was her call sign. Well it used to be her call sign. She shifted back and forth from one booted foot to the other u...