"Well, we haven't even started a trial, we're busily discussing settling out of court and what we believe the evidence and charges are."
Grace says smoothly.
"Which is why there is no jury. Or judge, in case no one has noticed."

"But I agree. We have too many people in charge and not enough action being taken. I think the council should only be a tribunal under incredibly unusual circumstances- and idiots, sadly, are quite normal."
She glances around the chamber.
"Is everyone else fine with handing this over to Remnant, specifically?"