Many times when we go into the courtroom we believe justice and common sense will prevail only to find justice and common sense seemingly left at the door by Lady Justice. After all, we think, we are a law-abiding citizen and the taillight on our car was working when we went into work. Surely the judge will listen to reason! We find that not only does the judge not listen to reason, but tells us if we keep speaking he’s going to fine us and possibly put us in jail! We look in exasperation and awe as the last vestige of where we believed we would find justice crumbles. We know something is wrong, but what?