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1. Direct testimony . . . Case #14-57239 .. "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"
During the testimony given in the "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" matter, which was not an admonishment given to the children?
2. Direct testimony . . . Case #14-57239 . . "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"
The big guy in the red suit conducted surveillance activities throughout the year. Which activity did he not directly monitor?
3. Court testimony read back . . . Case #14-69615 . . "Deck the Halls"
Judge Kringle asks the court reporter to read back a line of testimony for clarification. In the song "Deck the Halls", what musical instrument was mentioned?
4. Direct testimony . . . Case #14-00009 . . "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer"
Seamstress Rachelle "Shelly" Belle testified that she was asked to make nine custom reindeer sweaters for a jolly man wearing a red suit. The sweaters were to be monogrammed with the initial of the intended wearer. How many times was the most popular first letter of the reindeer's names used?
5. Expert testimony . . . Case #14-00012 . . "The 12 Days of Christmas"
Called as an expert witness, ornithologist James Bond was asked by the court to verify the total number of fowl mentioned in "The 12 Days of Christmas". According to Bond, how many individual birds were counted of the six species mentioned during a complete rendition (counting forward only) of the song?
6. Expert testimony . . . Case # 14-12122 . . "The Little Drummer Boy"
Called to the witness stand was composer Katherine Kennicott Davis, who was asked as a expert witness, to explain who kept time "beat" with the Little Drummer Boy as he played for the newborn king (par rum pum pum pum). Whom did she identify?
7. Direct testimony . . . Case # 14-21161 . . "Up on the House Top"
According to the testimony of Mr.Benjamin Hamby, when the good Saint Nick entered the premises through the chimney after his reindeer paused up on the housetop, who received a hammer, tacks, a ball, and a whip in their stocking?
8. Direct testimony . . . Case #14-69615 . . "Deck the Halls"
In the courtroom testimony of Thomas Oliphant, what did he suggest the "Halls" should be decked with during the holiday season (Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la)?
9. Direct testimony . . . Case #14-33221 . . Title clarification
John Henry Hopkins testified that a song he wrote in 1857 was popularly known by three different titles. Which title did Hopkins not bestow on his classic Christmas carol?
10. Expert Testimony . . . Case #14-01163 . . . "Do You Hear What I Hear"
The disagreement as to when the Christmas song "Do You Hear What I Hear" was written was settled in court with the expert testimony of Gloria S. Bowers. According to her testimony, when was the song written?
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