In this opening monologue, Judge Adrian Barnes establishes the rules
My name is Judge Adrian Barnes. A few things you need to know. I’m ornery. For you, that means I don’t want to hear a peep.
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No texting, either. Trust me, you won’t like the consequences. We’re back from recess. Mr. Lawton, please continue.
For full extended monologue, please refer to the script edition cited here: Todd Logan, Defamation, Dramatic Publishing Company, 2018, pp. 7-8.
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