While on holiday in the country, Rumpole reluctantly agrees to defend Fiona's sister on a charge of murdering her boorish husband. Although she claims the gun was discharged accidentally, the evidence seems against her until Rumpole tears apart the testimony of the inexperienced coroner and tweaks the conscience of the presiding judge, an aging jurist who harbors guilt about an innocent man he sent to the gallows many years before. Written by
Gabe Taverney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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[Rumpole is defending Jennifer Postern who has confessed to shooting her husband
Was your gun loaded when you met your husband?
Of course. I put up a pheasant. I was about to have a shot when I remembered it was after February - closed season for pheasants.
But not for husbands.