Originally Posted by ThaVirus
You know, I can actually agree with this.
It was obvious she wasn't taking it serious. He should have been firm and stern from the beginning instead of letting it devolve into the childish back-and-forth that it did. It was her first offense and she's only 18, she could have learned something from her first court hearing. Now she just probably has a really bad taste in her mouth and will go on to resent authority figures even more.
It makes more sense tell her to wipe the smile off her face or she's facing contempt charges. He slapped her with 30 days... a threat would have shut her up.
If she kept smirking, you make good on it. No gray area.