Dumbledore: Cornelius, I implore you to see reason. The evidence the Dark Lord's return is incontrovertible.
Fudge: He's not back!
Dumbledore: In the matter of Harry Potter, the law clearly states that magic may be used before Muggles in life-threatening situations.
Cornelius Fudge: Laws can be changed if necessary, Dumbledore!
Dumbledore: Clearly, it has become practice to hold a full criminal trial to deal with a simple matter of underage magic.
Amelia Bones: Those in favor of conviction?
[Fudge raises his hand followed by some other people including Umbridge]
Amelia Bones: Those in favor of clearing the accused of all charges?
[Most people raise their hand, including Amelia Bones and Miss Figg, who actually has no vote in this]
Cornelius Fudge: [Reluctantly] Cleared of all charges!
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