Familial Disagreements

Judge John Hodgman Episode 29: Justice is Out There

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Randi and Chris were gifted Mulder and Scully action figures for Christmas, but differ on their purpose in their household. Should they be kept in their original packaging, to retain value (and for laughs)? Or should they be freed, to re-enact X-Files episodes and general playtime?

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 28: The Battle of the Baton

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When Jake listens to his favorite classical music, he finds himself conducting furiously and with abandon. His wife Erica, an accomplished concert musician, says his flamboyant conducting makes a mockery of her life's work, and insists that he correct his style or stop entirely. Must Jake cease his carefree conducting style?

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Evidence (submitted jointly)

Judge John Hodgman Episode 26: The Toot Dispute

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Jason's mom, Faith, argues that whenever he passes gas, he should proffer an "excuse me" to whomever is present (according to general social etiquette). Jason says he's an adult and as such, is allowed to do as he pleases. Should Faith butt out, or should Jason be held to her standards?

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 17: Parents Just Don't Understand

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Should a father be able to compell his teenage daughter to watch classic films? Or does a 16-year-old deserve autonomy in her entertainment choices?

Plaintiff Avigayil brings this case against her father, Michael. You can find the evidence submitted by both parties after the jump.

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