After some thinking on the subject a Circuit Judge would be a very good option for home defense because the cylinders can be kept loaded without the worry of magazine springs wearing out or becoming weak.
So it's a silly solution to a non-existent problem.
If you want to have one of these things because it's fun, fine. They do have a certain steampunk charm. But SD is a serious subject and should be taken seriously. These things do nothing that a pump shotgun, lever action rifle or M1 Carbine can't do much