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Judge Goes Jerry Springer

  • July 20th, 2014
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• Florida judge challenges public defender to a duel –“go out back and I’ll just beat your [you get the idea]”
• Judge even threatens to throw rocks at the attorney.
• Why? Attorney refused to waive client’s right to a speedy trial
• Judge tells him, “let’s go out back…”
• They do
• Loud banging is heard
• Lawyer says judge grabbed him by collar and punched him in the head
• The courtroom video shows defendants laughing and hooting. As the Judge returns … alone
• Now, Florida bar is investigating the attorney, not the judge
• Judge ordered to anger management therapy

The whole story (and video): http://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/local/2014/06/05/brevard-county-sheriffs-office-report-sheds-light-on-courtroom-scuffle/10032819/

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