An amber alert has been issued. Click here to visit the Amber Alert site. When a case actually goes to trial, there are many people involved and each plays an important role in the court process. A trial revolves around an argument involving two or more people. The people who bring their argument to trial are called the parties to the case. In a civil trial, one person is complaining about something another person did or failed to do.
We detected that you're using an older version of Internet Explorer. Lots of memorable things can happen in a courtroom here in the real world, but Hollywood has a way of making things seem bigger and more dramatic or hilarious on whichever-sized-screen it chooses. When compiling this list of the 23 Must-Watch Courtroom Moments from TV and Movies , I noticed that each tended to hit very high highs and very low lows. In other words, these selections may have you laughing hysterically one moment and throwing something at your computer screen the next. Let the arguments begin! Daniel Kaffee, who is tasked with the chore of defending Marines accused of murder.
After a Frenchman sued his bosses due to his work being too dull, we take a look at 10 other ludicrous lawsuits. The year-old manager says he was stripped of the most exciting bits of his role shortly after being hired by a perfume maker in Paris. From bungling burglars to police injured by pineapples, all sorts of crazy complaints have ended up in court.
A Superior Court judge in Rome last week completely lost it on the bench during a hearing in which a murder defendant shouted repeated obscenities at the judge and then threatened to kill members of the judge's family. The judge, while provoked in the extreme, made comments that could land him in trouble with the state judicial ethics agency. Durham would not comment on the incident because the case against Allen is still pending, his office said.